Annie S Pinson

1896–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Annie S

When Annie S Pinson was born in 1896, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Wesley Pinson, was 23 and her mother, Angeline Stratton, was 12.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Pinson
1873–1933
Angeline Stratton
1884–
Willie O Butler Pinson
1892–
Annie S Pinson
1896–
Ivy Myrtle Pinson
1899–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from Old French pinson ‘finch’, perhaps a nickname applied to a bright and cheerful person.2 English and French: metonymic occupational name for someone who made pincers or forceps or who used them in their work, from Old French pinson ‘pincers’ (a derivative of pincier ‘to pinch’).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Annie S Pinson - Government record: birth-name: Annie S /Pinson/

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