Emiline Emmie Jones

1831–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emiline Emmie

When Emiline Emmie Jones was born in 1831, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Bennett Jasper Jones, was 27 and her mother, Susan Mitchell Longly, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Bennett Jasper Jones
1804–1890
Susan Mitchell Longly
1800–1866
Leander Gage Jones
1825–1900
Silas Jones
1826–1909
Hiram L. "Hye" Jones
1827–1894
Nancy Catherine Jones
1830–1909
Susan Emaline Jones
1831–1903
Emiline Emmie Jones
1831–
Bennett Jasper Jones Jr
1834–1919
Elizabeth Alberta Jane Jones
1835–1916
Martha Ann Jones
1839–
William A Jones
1839–1921

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World Events (3)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 4

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 5

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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