1820 Morgantown, Butler Co, KY. Listed as James "Wamack" in the census, his family included 3 males under 10, himself at 26-44, 1 female under 10, and 1 at 26-44. His father was the only other one by the name in that county.
Bef 1824 Wayne Co, IL before his daughter was born there.
1840 Wayne Co, IL. The census recorded James Womach Sr there at census time. He was 50-60 years old and the household included: 1 male between 5-10 year old, 1 at 10-15, 1 was 15-20, 1 was 20-30, 1 female under 5, 1 at 5-10, 1 was 10-15, 2 at 15-20, 1 at 20-30, and probably his wife also 50-60.
1850 Dist 11, Wayne Co, IL. At census time James "Warmick" was 60 years old, a farmer, and his property was valued at $500. Elizabeth was 57 and the children listed were P B, 18, and S S, 26. Next door was Alex Warmick with an Airs family on the other side.
1860 Xenia, Clay Co, IL. In the census that year James was 69, had only personal property worth $50, and wife Elizabeth was 65. They lived alone.
James was a farmer.
Residences & events:
Bowling Green, Butler Co, KY where he was born.
1825 Wayne Co, IL where he lived until his death.
The biography of son, Presley, says both his parents were natives of Bowling Green.