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Brief Life History of Tomlinson

When Tomlinson was born before 1820, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Tomlinson, was 25 and her mother, Anna or Hannah Jones, was 19.

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James Tomlinson
Anna or Hannah Jones
before 1820–
before 1820–
Smith Tomlinson
Elizabeth Tomlinson
William Tomlinson
James H. Tomlinson
Zadock Griffin Tomlinson
Mary Tomlinson

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

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World Events (3)

before 1820 · Making States Equal

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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.

before 1820 · Making Land more affordable

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"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

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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 Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.

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

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