Jefferson Felmat Tatham

1880–1944 (Age 63)
California, United States

The Life of Jefferson Felmat

When Jefferson Felmat Tatham was born on 15 December 1880, his father, John A. Tatham, was 24 and his mother, Sanoma Pendergrast, was 25. He married Maud C Simpson on 12 November 1905, in Santa Clara, California, United States. He lived in San Jose Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1940. He died on 19 November 1944, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Felmat Tatham
Maud C Simpson
Marriage: 12 November 1905

Spouse & Children

12 November 1905
Santa Clara, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1856–1903Male

  • Sanoma Pendergrast




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 11

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tāta ( see Tate ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jefferson Tatham in household of Celia Simpson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jefferson Tatham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jefferson Tatham, "United States Census, 1940"

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