Joseph Wallace Ring

April 1826–
Marshall, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Wallace

When Joseph Wallace Ring was born in April 1826, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lewis Ring, was 21 and his mother, Jane Hogg, was 18. He married Sarah Ann Sledge on 24 December 1848, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Maury, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Civil District 25, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wallace Ring
1826–
Sarah Ann Sledge
1831–1904
Marriage: 24 December 1848
Aaron Henderson Ring
1850–1888
Sterling Lewis Ring
1852–1935
Elizabeth Jane Ring
1854–1909
Thomas Pinkney Ring
1856–1916
John Columbus Ring
1860–1950
James L Ring
1861–1932
William Jackson Ring
1863–1936
Amanda Melissa Ring
1866–
Margaret L Ring
1869–
Melvin Alphus Ring
1872–1953
Joe Ring
1893–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1848Marshall, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 9
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 36
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English, Danish, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rings (from Middle English ring, Middle High German rinc, Middle Dutch ring), either to be worn as jewelry or as component parts of chain-mail, harnesses, and other objects. It may also have arisen as a nickname for a wearer of a ring. This name (of German origin) is also found in Slovenia and in Czechia. Compare English Ringer and German Rink .Norwegian: variant of Ringen .German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German rink, rinc ‘circle’ for someone who lived at a square or market place; or a nickname for a quick or slight, small person, from Middle High German ringe ‘quick, nimble; small, not noteworthy’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rynn
    Ringe
    Rink
    Rynne
    Ringer
    Rings
    Ringhofer
    Reen
    Rinck
    Ringel

    Sources (13)

    • Joseph W King, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph W Ring, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • ... Ring in entry for William Jackson Ring, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

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