James J Allcorn

1873–22 May 1945 (Age 72)
Delaware, United States

The Life of James J

When James J Allcorn was born in 1873, in Delaware, United States, his father, William Allcorn, was 46 and his mother, Caroline Ellis, was 39. He married Lydia W Williams on 28 March 1899, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Representative District 7, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1910. He died on 22 May 1945, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

James J Allcorn
Lydia W Williams
Marriage: 28 March 1899
Lewis Irvin Allcorn
Norma Crawford Allcorn
Blanche V. Allcorn
Edna M Allcorn

Spouse and Children


    Lydia W Williams


28 March 1899
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States


    Lewis Irvin Allcorn


    Norma Crawford Allcorn



    Edna M Allcorn


Parents and Siblings

    William Allcorn


    Caroline Ellis




    Franklin Pierce Allcorn


    Mary E Allcorn


    William Ellis Allcorn




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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.
1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 20

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place in East Sussex, Alchehorne in the parish of Buxted, which was last recorded in 1592 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J Irvin Allcorn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J Irvin Allcorn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James J Allcorn in household of William Allcorn, "United States Census, 1880"

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