James Summerville
Parents
Joseph Summerville
Joseph Summerville
1808 - 1883
Mary Downs
Mary Downs
1818
Spouse
Mary Jane Switzer
Mary Jane Switzer
1837 - 1936
Children
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1836

1836 • Colony of South Australia founded by Captain John Hindmarsh

1860


Age: 24y
James Summerville - 1860 United States Federal Census

residence


Toby, Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
He was living a house away from his parents, next door neighbor to a David Summerville who is ten years older.
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1860 • The world's first ocean-going (all) iron-hulled and armoured battleship, the (British) HMS Warrior, is launched.
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1864


Age: 28y
James Summervile -  U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

military


Toby, Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
He was drafted for the Civil War. Pennsylvania was a Union State that played a critical role in the Civil War, supplying over 360,000 soldiers.
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1864 Paraguayan War: Paraguay formally declares war on the Empire of Brazil in support of the Uruguayan National Party. The war continues to 1870 with around 300,000 Paraguayan deaths.

1865


Age: 29y

birth of child


Joseph U Summerville
Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
1865 Battle of Papudo: The Spanish ship Covadonga is captured by the Chileans and the Peruvians, north of Valparaíso, Chile.

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