James Donald McMichael

30 January 1867–23 April 1954 (Age 87)
Illinois, United States

The Life of James Donald

When James Donald McMichael was born on 30 January 1867, in Illinois, United States, his father, James McMichael, was 49 and his mother, Margaret C Furr, was 38. He married Elma B. Pitzer on 20 December 1892, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rutland, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Porter, Westchester Township, Porter, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 April 1954, in Crown Point, Center Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hebron, Boone Township, Porter, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Donald McMichael
1867–1954
Elma B. Pitzer
1870–1931
Marriage: 20 December 1892
William Harry McMichael
1893–1972
Gladys Elmira McMichael
1895–1970
Everett Earl McMichael
1898–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1892
LaSalle, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    James McMichael

    Male1818–1883Male

    Margaret C Furr

    Female1829–1899Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mìcheil (probably earlier Mac Gille Mhìcheil), a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Michael .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Mc Michael, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Mcmichael, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Mcmichael, "United States Census, 1910"

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