Thomas Stanford Driskell

Brief Life History of Thomas Stanford

When Thomas Stanford Driskell was born on 12 September 1810, in Worcester, Maryland, United States, his father, Aaron Driskell, was 65 and his mother, Jane Stanford, was 69. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Emily Elizabeth Stanford McGee. He lived in Perry, Alabama, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 7 October 1883, in Plantersville, Dallas, Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Plantersville, Dallas, Alabama, United States.

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Thomas Stanford Driskell
Emily Elizabeth Stanford McGee
Sarah Jane Driskell
Georgia A Driskell
Thomas J. Driskell
William Stanford Driskill

Sources (39)

  • T. S. Driskill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas S Driskell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Thomas Stanford Driskell, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries: 1819: Perry, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Perry, Alabama, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Driscoll .

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

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