James Robert Marrs

Male3 September 1873–13 April 1939

Brief Life History of James Robert

When James Robert Marrs was born on 3 September 1873, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Henry Marrs, was 28 and his mother, Mary Susan Foster, was 30. He married Lucy Della Simmons on 27 October 1897, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mannsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Sacramento, McLean, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 13 April 1939, in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Robert Marrs
Lela Powell
Marriage: 24 September 1904
Mary Nell Marrs
Delmar Piercy Marrs
Minnie Belle Marrs
Bobbie L. Marrs
Samuel Breeding Marrs
William Shelly Marrs

Sources (29)

  • J R Mars, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Robert Marrs - Government record: birth-name: James R. Marrs
  • James Robert Marrs, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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  • Marriage
    24 September 1904Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 19

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Marr , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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