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James Doniphan Hannum (b. October 30, 1849, d. 1936)James Doniphan Hannum (son of Henry Hannum and Jane Baxter) was born October 30, 1849 in Montgomery County, Missouri, and died 1936 in Yates Center, Kansas.He married Mary Elizabeth Hill on 1874 in Pike County, Illinois.
More About James Doniphan Hannum:
Fact 1: Jim worked as a stone mason.He was 5'9" and bow-legged..
Fact 2: He moved frequently like his father..
Fact 3: When in a hurry, he would say "We got to get a wiggle on.".
Fact 4: He liked to drink and would hide his bottle in the chicken coop..
Fact 5: If Mary found his bottles, she would break them..
Fact 6: He made and sold home brew..
Fact 7: He abandoned his family and never wrote to them again..
Fact 8: He traveled on a bicycle to get away..
Fact 9: He worked for the Missouri Pacific Railway.He usually made the largest wages..
Fact 10: He lived with his brother Stanton in Mineral Springs for a while in 1911..
Fact 11: He died on the poor farm and no one there even knew he had a family..
More About James Doniphan Hannum and Mary Elizabeth Hill:
Marriage: 1874, Pike County, Illinois.
Children of James Doniphan Hannum and Mary Elizabeth Hill are:
- John Hannum, b. 1877, d. date unknown.
- Ina Clarinda Hannum, d. date unknown.
- +Minnie Hannum, b. 1885, Canova, South Dakota, d. 1974, Long Island, New York.