James Alex Walkup

about 1834– (Age NaN)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Alex

When James Alex Walkup was born about 1834, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, his father, James A Walkup, was 34 and his mother, Lavicy Tennison, was 34. He married Martha A Tennison on 6 March 1859, in Cannon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cannon, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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James Alex Walkup
Martha A Tennison
Elizabeth Young Walkup

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World Events (3)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 1

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • J A Walkup, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James A Walkup in household of James Walkup, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James A Walkup in household of James Walkup, "United States Census, 1850"

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