James Woodland Makepeace

Maleabout 1891–about 1954

Brief Life History of James Woodland

James Woodland Makepeace was born about 1891, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Clara Mabel Searles on 28 September 1911, in Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died about 1954, in Woodland, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland Center, Woodland, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Woodland Makepeace
1891–1954
Clara Mabel Searles
1897–1961
Marriage: 28 September 1911
Verna Lillian Makepeace
1913–1998
Katherine Madeline Makepeace
1918–1999

Sources (10)

  • James Makepeace, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James Woodland Makepeace, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • James Woodland Makepeace, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1911Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 13

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 17

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English make (Old English macian) + peis, pes ‘make peace’, probably for a professional arbitrator or for someone known for his skill at patching up quarrels, although it may also have been used ironically (see Pace ).

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

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