John Jackson Tate

Brief Life History of John Jackson

When John Jackson Tate was born on 4 October 1869, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Humphrey Pose Tate, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth A Guess, was 34. 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 Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 6, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States in 1940. 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 Dolly Tate Pickett
Selena J Tate
Mable L Tate

Sources (15)

  • John N Tate, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John J Tate nel documento di Unknown, “Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912”
  • John Tate, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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

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

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 (northern):

from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Tate (Old English Tāta, from tāt ‘happy’).

usually a variant of Tait .

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

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