Person:James Latimer (9)

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James L. Latimer
m. 23 Dec 1780
  1. Daniel Latimer - 1856
  2. James L. Latimer1785 - 1860
m. 19 Jul 1803
  1. Mary Abigail Latimer1804 - 1881
  2. Sarah Latimer1806 - abt 1891
  3. Albert Hamilton Latimer1808 - 1877
  4. Daniel Fitch Latimer1810 -
  5. Margaret Ann Latimer1812 - 1854
  6. Euphemia Ann Latimer1815 -
  7. Henry Russell Latimer1817 - 1887
  8. Jane B. Latimer1819 -
  9. Louise Elizabeth Latimer1822 -
  10. Mary Ann Susan Latimer1824 - 1845
  11. James Wellington Latimer1826 - 1859
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Name[1] James L. Latimer
Gender Male
Alt Birth[2] 30 Dec 1783 New London, Connecticut
Alt Birth[1] 1785 New London, Connecticut, United States
Birth? 15 Oct 1785 New London, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 19 Jul 1803 Sumner County, Tennesseeto Jane Hamilton
Other[4] abt 1836 Red River, Texas, United StatesPolitical
Census[6] 1850 Red River, Texas, United States
Census[3] 1860 Red River, Texas, United States
Death[3][2] 30 Sep 1860 Red River, Texas, United States
Burial[3][2] Shiloh Cemetery, Red River, Texas, United States

Red River County, Texas, 1850 census:S6

Latimer, James 68 yrs Farmer (real estate = $3,000) b. Connecticut
      Jane 68 yrs b. North Carolina
      Elizabeth 28 yrs b.Tennessee
      Robert 11 yrs b. Texas
      Sarah 8 yrs b. Texas
      Mary 6 yrs b. Texas

Red River County, Texas, 1860 census:S3

Latimer, James 77 yrs Farmer (real estate = $12,000; personal estate = $11,000) b. Connecticut
      Mary 50 yrs b. Tennessee
Shelton, Mary 16 yrs b. Texas
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), p. 105-9.

    In 1833, on the recommendation of his son, Albert, who had recently visited the area, moved part of his family from Tennessee to the Red River and settled at Pecan Point. He was accompanied by his son-in-law, James W. Dickson, and by Robert S. Hamilton and others who became leading citizens of Red River County. They settled about four miles east of Clarksville and called their community Shiloh, after their previous residence in Tennessee. The name was later changed to Madras.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Grave marker, Shiloh Cemetery, Red River, Texas, United States.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Red River, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 105, house/family 624/624.
  4. Red River Recollections. (Clarksville, Texas: Red River County Historical Society, 1986).

    Elected from Old Miller County as a representative to the Arkansas Territorial Legislature.

  5.   Texas. General Land Office. Abstracts of All Original Texas Land Titles Comprising Grants and Locations. (Austin, Texas: Texas General Land Office), Patent #365 (Abstract # 506), 17 Jan 1836.

    Received 1st Class headright certificate #46 for a league & a labor (2,744 acres). In 1874, he patented another 1,1667 acres, located northeast of Detroit.

  6. Red River, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 205, house/family 147/147.