James Euell Tabor

31 December 1934–10 April 2004 (Age 69)
Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of James Euell

When James Euell Tabor was born on 31 December 1934, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, his father, George James Tabor, was 16 and his mother, Velda Marie McFalls, was 16. He married Helen May Church. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Magisterial District 5 Hurricane, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Marion, Kentucky, United States in 2007. He died on 10 April 2004, in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Union Cemetery, Lola, Livingston, Kentucky, United States.

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James Euell Tabor
Helen May Church
Robert E Tabor
Everett J Tabor
Larry Glenn Tabor

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 1
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky
Age 2
The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 21
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.2 Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Tábor.3 Czech and Slovak (Tábor) and Jewish (from Bohemia): habitational name from the city of Tábor in southern Bohemia. This was a center of the Hussite movement; in Czech it came to denote a member of the radical wing of the Hussite movement.

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

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Sources (6)

  • James E Taber in household of Jesse T Mcfalls, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Euell Tabor, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • James E Tabor, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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