Thomas Stanford Driskell

12 September 1810–1883
Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary 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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Thomas Stanford Driskell
Emily E. S. McGee
Marriage: 23 February 1838
Sarah Jane Driskell
Georgia A Driskell

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World Events (8)

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.

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Sources (10)

  • 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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