James Jones McWright

27 May 1879–3 March 1949 (Age 69)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Jones

When James Jones McWright was born on 27 May 1879, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Quincy McWright, was 39 and his mother, Sarah J Keltner, was 24. He died on 3 March 1949, in Junction, Kimble, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Junction, Kimble, Texas, United States.

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John Quincy McWright
Sarah J Keltner
Alfred Young McWright
Hettie Leona McWright
James Jones McWright
Annie Campbell McWright
Leana Pearl McWright

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish: probably a part translation of McIntyre ‘son of the wright’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jim Jones McWright, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Jim Jonas Mcwright, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Jim Jonas Mcwright, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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