Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
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William Beaumont Family
Genealogy includes Dr. William Beaumont, first U.S. physiologist.
Border Clan Scott
History for 29 generations (nine centuries) of Scotts. Family includes poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Each week, we highlight a historic or famous person named James. This week's famous James is:
|James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh
(born January 4, 1581 - died 1656) Irish prelate and biblical scholar, who established a long-accepted chronology for the Old Testament and gave an age to the Earth. He was ordained an Anglican clergyman in 1601, became bishop of Meath in 1620, and became archbishop of Armagh in 1625. Ussher went to England to conduct research in 1640. His most important writing is the Annals of the World (2 volumes, 1650-54; transcribed 1658); in it, he established his biblical chronology, with the Creation fixed at 4004 B.C., a date widely accepted and included in the page margins of many editions of the Authorized, or King James, Version of the Bible.
The name "James" is the English equivalent of Jacob; the first Jacob in the Bible was the patriarch of the 12 tribes of Israel. "James" is consistently among the most popular names for boys in the U.S.
Plural form of James: According to the Carnegie Mellon Style Guide, "Form plurals of family names that end in 's' by adding 'es.' Right: The Jameses live in Edgewood." See also StackExchange.com.
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