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James Gaulding was born in 1821 and died in 1878.
James appears in the 1870 Census as "Jas W. Gaulding", Publisher/Editor. 48 years old. He was living with 39-year-old Lucinda J., 17-year-old Mary F. and 12-year-old Willie T. in Arkadelphia, Clark County, Arkansas.
The following is his brief biography, from Frederick William Allsopp's History of the Arkansas Press for a Hundred Years and More:
biography of Dr. William Gaulding, son of John and Jane Gaulding, born in "Oglethorpe county, Ga., April 15, 1833. His parents subsequently removed to Troup county..." Among his 11 children: Lizzie Love, Benjamin Holmes, and Luella. James and Lucinda's daughter Lula married A.F. Watkins. Their children included Lucy Love Watkins, Benjamin Watkins, and Elizabeth Holmes Watkins.
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On 9 Jul 2018 at 15:50 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
On 9 Jul 2018 at 15:48 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
On 7 Feb 2018 at 19:04 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
pp 88-89 in this Journal Article:
"Historical and Genealogical Notes and Queries," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Jan., 1913), pp. 81-95. (Virginia Historical Society). Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4243247
On 7 Feb 2018 at 02:58 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
Entered service under General Johnston & Bragg; wounded at Chickamauga. 1865 to Camden, assisted with Ouachita Herald. 12 January 1868 (1867? "last January, ten years ago")... 1st issue date of Southern Standard.
Camden & 1874 Clerk of the House apparently both Ark.
On 6 Feb 2018 at 23:22 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
article of his illness says he was editor of the Mobile Register 30 years ago, so 1848 (still don't know where though). The article was in the "Public Ledger", Memphis, Tennessee 23 Feb 1878 (Sat. page 2)
On 6 Feb 2018 at 23:20 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
"Clipped from The Southern Standard, 09 Mar 1878, Sat, Page 2" - btm of page from Texarkana Democrat says he was "at one time editor of the Mobile Register" - if Mobile, AL, that's the first I heard he was in Alabama!
"... the House of Representatives in 1874, without his knowledge, elected him clerk of that body..." 2 cols (same tribute article)
died at his house Thursday the 21st
buried on the 23rd by "the Order of Odd Fellows, of which he was a worthy member."
died 21 Feb in his 57th year
obit in Gazette the 23rd? ("Star City Vidette" learned through the Gazette...)
On 9 Jan 2015 at 01:12 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:
James is 16 degrees from Babe Ruth, 34 degrees from Juha Soini and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.