Tomlinson

before 1820–
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Tomlinson

When Tomlinson was born before 1820, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Tomlinson, was 24 and her mother, Anna Jones, was 18.

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Family Time Line

James Tomlinson
1794–1874
Anna Jones
1800–1872
Tomlinson
1820–
Tomlinson
1820–
Smith Tomlinson
1822–1871
Elizabeth Tomlinson
1833–1850
William Tomlinson
1839–1850
James H. Tomlinson
1842–
Zadock Griffin Tomlinson
1825–1885
Tomlinson
1826–1830
Mary Tomlinson
1837–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

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.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 10

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: unknown Tomlinson - Government record: birth-name: unknown Tomlinson

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