John Jackson Tate

4 October 1869–4 November 1949 (Age 80)
Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Jackson

When John Jackson Tate was born on 4 October 1869, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, his father, Humphrey Pose Tate, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth A Guess, was 30. He married Mary Ellen Layne on 7 April 1895, in Grundy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 8, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 6, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 November 1949, in Daus, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Layne Cemetery, Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States.

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John Jackson Tate
Mary Ellen Layne
Marriage: 7 April 1895
Carrie Ellen Tate
Felton Humphrey Tate
Virgie Tate
Sewilla D Tate
Selena J Tate
Mable L Tate

Spouse and Children

7 April 1895
Grundy, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 9

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Tāta, possibly a short form of various compound names with the obscure first element tāt, or else a nursery formation. This surname is common and widespread in Britain; the chief area of concentration is northeastern England, followed by northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Tate in household of Humphry Tate, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Tate, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John J Tate, "United States Census, 1940"

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