May Nowlin

about 1877–
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of May

When May Nowlin was born about 1877, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, her father, David Bryant Nowlin, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowden, was 36.

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Family Time Line

David Bryant Nowlin
1832–1891
Elizabeth Bowden
1841–1889
James Florenton Nowlin
1865–1955
William Benjamin Nowlin
1869–
Bertha Ann Nowlin
1875–
May Nowlin
1877–
Sarah Etta Nowlin
1870–1957
Thomas W Nowlin
1871–
Mattie Lucinda Nowlin
1872–1961
Thomas Winston Nowlin
1874–1944
David Payton Nowlin
1876–
Edward Ferdinand Nowlin
1879–1970
Bertha Ann Nowlin
1883–1884

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World Events (3)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan .

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

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