Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
Southern California AIHA; industrial hygiene professionals
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:
|Dr. James Miranda Barry
(born 1795 - died July 1865) Woman physician who disguised herself as male while serving for 50 years in Queen Victoria's Army. Obtained medical degree at Edinburgh Medical School, graduating at age 12 (this is before there were age restrictions); trained in surgery in London. Joined the army in 1813; rose from hospital assistant to assistant surgeon to Inspector-General of Hospitals in Army Medical Department. Served in Malta, Corfu, the Crimea, Canada, Trinidad, Mauritius, and Cape of Good Hope. Known "for firmness, decision and rapidity in difficult operations." Barry's true gender was revealed after her death. Real name unknown.
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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