Matilda Jeffcoat

Femaleabout 1865–1865

Brief Life History of Matilda

When Matilda Jeffcoat was born about 1865, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Wesley Jeffcoat Sr., was 23 and her mother, Rachel S Amaker, was 25. She died in 1865, at the age of 1.

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Samuel Wesley Jeffcoat Sr.
Rachel S Amaker
Harriett Georganne Jeffcoat
Matilda Jeffcoat
Lida Jeffcoat
Henrietta Jeffcoat
William Allen Jeffcoat
Matilda Jeffcoat
Samuel Jeffcoat
Ida C Jeffcoat
Savannah Lee Jeffcoat
Benjamin J. P. Jeffcoat
Jacob Lowman Jeffcoat
Samuel Wesley Jeffcoat Jr.

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    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 0

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1865 · The Thirteenth Amendment

    Age 0

    The Thirteenth Amendment was created to help abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. It was the first of three Amendments to Reconstruct the country following the Civil War.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Jeffcock, from the personal name Geff (see Jeff ) + the Middle English diminutive suffix -cock(e). Alternatively, from a diminutive of Geva, a pet form of Geneviève. Jevecok became Jevcok, and was then assimilated (with devoicing of /v/ to /f/) to Jeffcock.

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

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