John Henry Lumpkin

Male13 June 1812–10 July 1860

Brief Life History of John Henry

When John Henry Lumpkin was born on 13 June 1812, in Lexington, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, his father, John George Lumpkin, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Matilda Pope, was 24. He married Martha Antionette McComb on 4 February 1836, in Baldwin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Floyd Springs, Floyd, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 10 July 1860, in Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Lumpkin
Mary Jane Crutchfield
Marriage: 5 May 1840
Samuel Cleage Lumpkin
Mary Madeline Lumpkin
Thomas C. Lumpkin
Sallie Pope Lumpkin

Sources (10)

  • John M Lumphin, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1860"
  • John H Lumpkin, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • John Henry Lumpkin, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1840McMinn, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 8

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 13

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a pet form of Lamb 1 and 2.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Early years and education Lumpkin was born in Lexington, Georgia, and attended Franklin College, the initial college of the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, for some time and then attended Yale …

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