James Thomas Archer

James Thomas Archer

Humphreys County, Tennessee, USA
Death 16 Jun 1903 (aged 70)
Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 21643973 · View Source
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James Thomas Archer
December 18, 1832 - June 16, 1903 (Aged: 71)


Death of Thomas Archer.

Thomas Archer died at 1 o'clock this morning at his home on Tennessee Prairie. Mr. Archer was 71 years of age and has lived in this county the past 21 years. He has been in very feeble health for the past twenty months. Mr. Thomas leaves the following children:

W. H. Archer, Saml. Archer, Mrs. John Rhodes, Mrs. P. A. Baysinger, of this city, and Mrs. John Binderim, Mrs. Lincoln Murry and Mrs. Dave Sweeten, of Tennessee Prairie.

Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the family residence, conducted by Rev. F. W. Otto. Interment will be made in the Galena cemetery.

The Galena Evening Times
• Tuesday, 16 Jun 1903,
• Page: 2; Column: 4 of 6.
• (Galena, Kansas).

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Please add the following to James' bio:

7th Tennessee Calvary, Co. B, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 1/22/64 and mustered in at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 31. He was 5'10" tall, fair complexion, yellow eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Humphreys Co, TN on 12/18/32. Archer received a bounty of $300 for enlistment. He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65. Archer married first Sarah J. Cunningham. He applied for an invalid pension in 1881 while living in Missouri. A member of Post #123 Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Baxter Springs, Cherokee Co, KS, Archer died in Clinton, Kansas in January 1900 according to the pension application. Another source says he died on 6/15/1904 and is buried in Galena, KS. He was survived by his second wife, Pernina, who applied for a widow's pension in Oklahoma in 1931.

G-Man (#46918562)

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James's birth place was Humphreys County, Tenn.

Penne Magnusson Cartright (#47233390)

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James Archer (1832 - 1903) – Galena Cemetery –
Suggested By: Love My Ancestors #47233390, 17 September 2018.

Father Stephenson Archer (1810-1860)
Mother Mary Archer (1812-1861)

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James Archer

United States Census, 1900/June 9th

Name: James Archer
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 23 Garden Township (south part), Cherokee, Kansas, United States
Birth Date: Nov 1832
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Unknown
Mother's Birthplace: Unknown
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 45
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1855
Mother of how many children:
Number of Living Children:
Immigration Year:

Page: 4
Sheet Letter: B
Family Number: 85
Reference ID: 68
GS Film number: 1240474
Digital Folder Number: 004120137
Image Number: 00138

Household Gender Age Birthplace

68. Head James Archer M 68 Nov 1832 Married: 45; Yr (Est.): 1855; Tennessee; Parent's Birthplace: Unknown; Farmer; O M F #47
69. Wife Sarah J Archer F 61 Jun 1839 Mother of how many children: 8; Number of Living Children: 7; Tennessee; Parent's Birthplace: Tennessee
70. Granddau. Bertha M Kessel F 19 Aug 1881 Single Missouri; Father's Birthplace: W Virginia; Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
71. Brother-in-law George Cunningham M 56 Sep 1844 Single Tennessee; Parent's Birthplace: Tennessee; Farm Laborer
72. Son-in-law Davis S Sweeten M 24 Aug 1876 Married: 2; Yr. (Est.): 1898; Arkansas; Parent's Birthplace: Unknown; Farm Laborer
73. Dau. Lena E Sweeten F 24 Dec 1876; Mother of how many children: 1; Number of Living Children: Kansas
74. Granddau. Celia Eva Sweeten F 2 Oct 1898 Missouri
75. Adopted daughter Della Bendrem F 6 Jul 1894 Kansas; Father's Birthplace: Kansas; Mother's Birthplace: Missouri

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMT4-XQ7), James Archer, 1900.

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James T. Archer

United States Census, 1880

Name: James T. Archer
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Twin Groves, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Farmer
Race (Original):
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Tennessee
Birth Date: 1832
Spouse's Name: Sarah J. Archer
Spouse's Birthplace: Tennessee
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee

Page: 345
Page Letter: A
Entry Number: 1035
Affiliate Film Number: T9-0694
GS Film number: 1254694
Digital Folder Number: 004241895
Image Number: 00494

Household Gender Age Birthplace

Self James T. Archer M 48 1832 Tennessee; Parent's Birthplace: Tennessee; Farmer
Wife Sarah J. Archer F 41 1839 Tennesse; Parent's Birthplace: Tennessee; Keeping House
Dau. Mary J. Archer F 24 1856 Tennessee
Son William H. Archer M 20 1860 Tennessee
Son Samuel B. Archer M 15 1865 Tennessee
Dau. Sarah T. Archer F 13 1867 Illinois
Dau. Nellie G. Archer F 10 1870 Illinois
Dau. Ella Archer F 6 1874 Missouri
Dau. Leler Archer F 3 1877 Kansas
Brother-in-law George Cunningham M 28 1852 Tennessee; Parent's Birthplace: Tennessee

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6XD-Q2J), James T. Archer, 1880.

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Pg. 69: http://preview.tinyurl.com/bpyward
30 July 1870

Pg. 70: http://preview.tinyurl.com/d86qcuo
01 August 1870

Thomas Archer

United States Census, 1870

Name: Thomas Archer
Birth Year (Estimated): 1833
Gender: Male
Age (Original): 37y
Race: White
Birthplace: Tennessee
Event Place: Missouri

Household Gender Age Birthplace

40. Thomas Archer M 37y 1833 Tennessee; Farmer
1. Sarah Archer F 31y 1839 Tennessee; Housekeeper
2. M J Archer F 14y 1856 Tennessee
3. Letty Archer F 12y 1858 Tennessee
4. Wm H Archer M 11y 1859 Tennessee
5. Samuel Archer M 7y 1863 Tennessee
6. Sarah Archer F 3y 1867 Illinois
7. Arsuly Archer F 1y 1869 Illinois

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M46L-755), Thomas Archer, Missouri, United States; citing p. 69, family 557, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 552302.

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Sgt. Co B 7th Tenn Cav Union

Gravesite Details Funeral home record and newspaper obit gives death year as 1903.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Thomas Archer (18 Dec 1832–16 Jun 1903), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21643973, citing Galena Cemetery, Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Orlena (contributor 46627566) .