Enoch A Needham

29 August 1839–1880 (Age 40)
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch A

When Enoch A Needham was born on 29 August 1839, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Rev John William Needham Sr, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Ann Tucker, was 32. He married Mary Jane Tucker on 23 January 1861, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Smith, Henderson, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died in 1880, in Obion, Obion, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Enoch A Needham
1839–1880
Mary Jane Tucker
1845–1936
Marriage: 23 January 1861
Nellie Needham
1861–1920
Luther Needham
1868–
William Eris Needham
1878–
John Bailey Needham
1864–1902
Emma T Needham
1866–1922
Nancy Marie Needham
1868–1922
Jessie Needham
1872–1918
Jennie B Needham
1873–1965
Enoch A Needham
1876–1969
Collins Breckenridge Needham
1879–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1861Gibson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 7
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 23
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places so named, such as High Needham in Hartington (Derbyshire), Needham in Elm (Cambridgeshire), Needham (Norfolk), Needham in Yaxley, Needham Street in Gazeley or Needham Market (all in Suffolk). These places are named with Old English nēd ‘need, hardship’ + hām ‘homestead’, denoting a place that provided a poor living.Irish (County Mayo): Anglicized form of Ó Niadh, see Nee .History: English explorer James Needham carried the name to the southern Carolina settlement, arriving from Barbados in 1670 as a young man.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Nee

    Sources (10)

    • Enoch Needham, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Enoch Needham, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Enoch Needham in entry for Naunie M Ayres, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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