William Scarlett Latta

18 June 1821–16 December 1911 (Age 90)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Scarlett

When William Scarlett Latta was born on 18 June 1821, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Henry Latta, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Sarah Scarlett, was 35. He married Olive Bernetta Throgmorton on 16 November 1842, in Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Pollard, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 16 December 1911, in Piggott, Clay, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pollard, Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Scarlett Latta
1821–1911
Olive Bernetta Throgmorton
1826–1897
Marriage: 16 November 1842
John Henry Latta
1843–1861
Andy S. Latta
1865–
Susan Scarlett Latta
1845–1895
Joseph Jerome Latta
1848–1933
Amanda Ellen Latta
1851–1943
William James Latta
1852–1913
Mary Ellen Latta
1855–
Thomas Franklin Latta
1857–1923
Sarah Berneta Latta
1859–1939
Annie Elizabeth Latta
1863–1944
Martha Belle Latta
1869–1906
Ella Jane Latta
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 November 1842
Henry, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    John Henry Latta

    Male1843–1861Male

    Susan Scarlett Latta

    Female1845–1895Female

    Male1848–1933Male

    Female1851–1943Female

    William James Latta

    Male1852–1913Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Latta

    Male1784–1877Male

    Margaret Sarah Scarlett

    Female1786–Female

siblings

(4)

    Stephen Latta

    Male1816–Male

    Cynthia Latta

    Female1818–Female

    Elizabeth Latta

    Female1819–Female

    Male1821–1911Male

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 9

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Black identifies this as a habitational name from Laithis in Ayrshire, a minor place of uncertain etymology, now lost.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William S Latta in household of Billie J Latta, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Latta, "United States Census, 1850"
  • W J Latta, "United States Census, 1860"

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