James Walker Tremper1

#1496, (circa 1842 - 5 March 1870)
RelationshipGranduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*John Lawrence Tremper2 (1803 - 1862)
Mother*Frances Elizabeth Rusk2 (1813 - 1855)


Mariah Jane Phillips b. 1845, d. 1889
Child 1.Albert A Tremper9 (c 1869 - )
Birth*circa 1842He was born circa 1842 at OhioG.1 
Baptism1842He was baptized in 1842 at Presbyterian Church, New Richmond, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.1 
30 October 1850He appeared on the census of 30 October 1850 in the household of John Lawrence Tremper and Frances Elizabeth Rusk at Dist. 22, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG, age 8, b. OH; (neis. James and Susan, fam. 2730; Samuel Collard and Mary, fam. 2727; William and Mary, fam. 2735; James and Ellen, fam. 2736.)3
He removed to Indiana.4 
16 July 1860He appeared on the census of 16 July 1860 in the household of Leah "Letta" Tremper and George Young at Rockport P.O., Luce Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, age 17; (nei. Jos. and Cytheria Graham, fam. 905.)5 
Marriage*3 March 1866He married Mariah Jane Phillips, daughter of Albert Phillips and Permelia Phillips, on 3 March 1866 at Warrick Co., IndianaG.6 
Death*5 March 1870He died on 5 March 1870.7 
Burial*March 1870He was buried in March 1870 at Sullivan Cemetery (Old Hazleton Cemetery), White River Twp., Gibson Co., IndianaG.7,8 


  1. [S2402] New Richmond, Ohio Presbyterian Church Minute and Records 1821-1844 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Presbyterian Historical Society), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, img. 302/334, p. 35, Baptisms grouped by family. John Hays Tremper, 1837; Helen Tremper, 1838; David Rusk Tremper, 1840; James Walker Tremper, 1842. Online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S122] J. Douglas Leith and Priscilla (Tremper) Leith, "Daniel Tremper Pioneer Family of Jefferson County NY", 2011 (Auburndale, MA), online http://jefferson.nygenweb.net/tremper.htm
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John L (42), sawyer, b. NY; Elizabeth (37), b. MD.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. George (55), b. NY, farmer; Letty (55), b. NY.
  6. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1860-1867, p. 476, img. 672/763. James W Tremper and Mariah J Phillips, lic. 3 Feb 1866, marr. 8 Feb 1866 by N M Patterson, M.G.
  7. [S2810] Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903, Publication M1845, Record Group 92, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com. Img. 480/632. James W Tremper, Sgt., Co. B, 42nd Regt., Ind. Infy., d. 5 Mar 1870, bur. Hazelton Cemetery, Hazelton IN.
  8. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Military grave marker. Sgt. J W Tremper. Narrative: Enlisted 30 Oct 1861. Memorial 140203146, created by and photo added by Chris Coleman.
  9. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.