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James William Wymore
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1842
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1930
Wymore
Gage County
Nebraska, USA

Death claimed one of Wymore's
oldest citizens early Monday
morning, James W. Wymore, early
settler. Civil War veteran, and
widely known resident, passing
away at his home in the west
part of the city after an illness
for the past two years.
He was a cousin of the late
Samuel Wymore, for whom the
city of Wymore was named in
1881, and his passing leaves but
four Civil War veterans in Wymore.
He was born in Indiana and
would have observed his fiftyeighth
wedding anniversary May
19th, having ranked as the sec*
ond oldest married couple in Wymore.
When the Civil War came
on Mr. Wymore enlisted on the
Union side in Company "C", 40th
Iowa Infantry, was present at the
siege of Vicksburg, the Battles
of Pea Ridge and Pine Bluffs,
Ark., and many other conflicts in
that vicinity. He at one time
served under General U. S. Grant
and General Steele.
He was married in Iowa to
1872, and a year later with his
bride homesteaded 11 miles northeast
of what is now Aurora, Nebraska,
when the country was a
wide open prairie. They came to
Gage county in 188, living later
on a farm near Wilber, and in
1897 moved to Pawnee county,
and back to Wymore in 1899,
where they have lived continuously
since.
Besides the wife he is survived
by five children: Mrs. Effie Keck,
Beattie, Kans., Will A., farmer
near Liberty, James Leslie, Wymore
blacksmith, Calvin Fred,
farmer near Odell, and Melvin
Elmo, Wymore carpenter.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert H Wymore (1806 - 1870)
  Elizabeth McMains Wymore (1813 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Trager Wymore (1852 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Ulysses Wymore (1869 - 1911)*
  Josiah Martin Wymore (1873 - 1925)*
  James Leslie Wymore (1882 - 1957)*
  Emery Wymore (1884 - 1905)*
  Calvin Friedrick Wymore (1886 - 1963)*
  Melvin Elmo Wymore (1890 - 1956)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sarah A. Wymore McMains (1838 - 1911)*
  James William Wymore (1842 - 1930)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wymore Cemetery
Wymore
Gage County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Debbie Cupp
Record added: Oct 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43226191
James William Wymore
Added by: Lloyd Donahoo
 
James William Wymore
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James William Wymore
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- Sharon
 Added: May. 31, 2013
 
 
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