Thomas Stanford Driskell

12 September 1810–1883
Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Stanford

When Thomas Stanford Driskell was born on 12 September 1810, his father, Aaron Driskell, was 65 and his mother, Jane Stanford, was 68. He married Emily E. S. McGee on 23 February 1838, in Perry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Perry, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Plantersville, Dallas, Alabama, United States in 1870. He was buried in Dallas, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Stanford Driskell
1810–1883
Emily E. S. McGee
1820–
Marriage: 23 February 1838
Sarah Jane Driskell
1840–1923
Georgia A Driskell
1841–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1838
Perry, Alabama, United States
children

(2)

    Sarah Jane Driskell

    Female1840–1923Female

    Georgia A Driskell

    Female1841–1888Female

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Driskell

    Male1745–1827Male

    Jane Stanford

    Female1742–1816Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 9

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

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 spelling of Driscoll .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Driskell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas S Driskell in household of Isaac Melson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas S Driskell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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