Enoch A Needham

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

The Life 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 31 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: 31 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
31 January 1861
Gibson, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Nellie Needham

    Female1861–1920Female

    John Bailey Needham

    Male1864–1902Male

    Emma T Needham

    Female1866–1922Female

    Nancy Marie Needham

    Female1868–1922Female

    Luther Needham

    Male1868–Male

+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

1 English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk, so named from Old English nēd ‘need’, ‘hardship’ + hām ‘homestead’, i.e. a place that provided a poor living.2 Irish (County Mayo): English surname adopted as an equivalent of Irish Ó Niadh ( see Nee ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Enoch Needham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Enoch Needham in entry for Naunie M Ayres, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Enoch Needham, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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