Saraphine Lynn

26 January 1856–31 October 1938 (Age 82)
Massac, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Saraphine

When Saraphine Lynn was born on 26 January 1856, in Massac, Illinois, United States, her father, Pitts Lynn, was 34 and her mother, Mary Polly S Miles, was 35. She married Thomas Gilford Throgmorton on 5 October 1873, in Pope, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Number 4 Precinct, Pope, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 1, Ballard, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 31 October 1938, in Ballard, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82.

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Thomas Gilford Throgmorton
Saraphine Lynn
Marriage: 5 October 1873
Arthur Throgmorton
John Oscar Throgmorton
Otis Thomas Throgmorton
Maude Throgmartin
James Sylvester Throgmorton
Wilford Spencer Throgmorton
Jesse Orville Thogmorton
Clarence Lynn Throgmorton
Mabel Jane Throgmorton

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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided
Age 2
Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.
Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 25
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (17)

  • Phine Throgmorton in household of Thomas Throgmorton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah S Lynn in household of Pitts Lynn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Lynn in household of Pitts Lynn, "United States Census, 1860"

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