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James Graham FreemanAge: 78 years18361915

Name
James Graham Freeman
Given names
James Graham
Surname
Freeman
Birth December 17, 1836
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageNancy Jane LongView this family
October 1, 1856 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 20 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 24 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 30 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 30 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 32 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 41 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 61 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a wifeNancy Jane Long
December 8, 1901 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery
Mt. Lebanon

Death January 11, 1915 (Age 78 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mt. Lebonan Baptist Cemetery
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James Graham Freeman
Birth: December 17, 1836Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 11, 1915North Carolina, United States
Family with Nancy Jane Long - View this family
himself
James Graham Freeman
Birth: December 17, 1836Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 11, 1915North Carolina, United States
wife
Nancy Jane Long
Birth: June 13, 1836 38 38North Carolina, United States
Death: December 8, 1901Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: October 1, 1856Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

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