John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne

Male 1807 - 1884  (77 years)


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  • Name John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne 
    Born 24 Apr 1807  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Editor 
    Occupation New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Editor 
    Elected Between 1835 and 1838 
    Member of Congress 
    Occupation 1880  [2
    Journalist and Planter 
    Residence 1880  Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Burial 1884  Trinity Cem, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1884  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 17 May 1884  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    • John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne is known as the "father of Mississippi history." He was admitted to the Virginia bar in 1825 and served in the Mississippi House of Representatives, 1830-34. He was a member of Congress, 1835-38, and then was editor of the "Mississippi Free Trader." He moved to New Orleans, LA in 1844 where he was editor of the "Jeffersonian" and the "Louisiana Courier." In 1853 he was appointed U.S. timber agent for Louisiana and Mississippi.
    Person ID I3866  mytree
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 

    Father Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne,   b. 9 Mar 1772, Sussex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1815, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Magdalene Celeste Hutchins,   b. 1777, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 19 Aug 1802  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F124  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Dunbar,   b. 13 Jul 1811, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1895  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Dec 1828  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne,   b. 5 Jun 1833
    +2. Emily Ann Magdaline Claiborne,   b. 1834,   d. 1916  (Age 82 years)
     3. Willis Herbert Claiborne,   b. Oct 1834, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1869, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Mary Jane Claiborne,   b. Aug 1836, Madison, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martha Elizabeth Claiborne,   b. 1842, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1911, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. John Francis Claiborne,   d. 24 Apr 1846, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1715  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1807 - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Editor - - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Editor - - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Dec 1828 - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1884 - Trinity Cem, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1884 - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 May 1884 - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1880 US Census - Organs, Adams, MS - District 056 (p171B).jpg
    1880 US Census - Organs, Adams, MS - District 056 (p171B).jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p467.

    2. [S193] 1880 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Organs, Adams, Mississippi; Roll: 640; Family History Film: 1254640; Page: 171B; Enumeration District: 056; Image: 0035..
      J. F. H. Claiborne
      Martha D.
      Martha E.

    3. [S57] Find A Grave.

    4. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p455.


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