Emily Vines

Brief Life History of Emily

When Emily Vines was born on 14 February 1849, in Shelby, Shelby, Alabama, United States, her father, John Vines, was 21 and her mother, Mary Patience Clarke, was 17. She married John Turner Cromwell Jr. on 8 April 1869. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 8 Chelsea, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 1 Columbiana, Shelby, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 June 1937, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 88.

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John Turner Cromwell Jr.
Emily Vines
Marriage: 8 April 1869
Willie A Cromwell
Mary Adaline "Addie" Cromwell
Clement Cromwell
Georgia Ovalette Cromwell
Joseph Roper Cromwell
Ida Belle Cromwell

Sources (11)

  • Emily Cromwell in household of John T Cromwell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emily Vines, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"
  • Emily Vines Cromwell, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1943"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Vine with plural or excrescent -s.

Asturian-Leonese (Viñes): habitational name from a place called Viñes, a cognate of Spanish Viñas (see Vinas ).

Catalan: Castilianized form (Viñes) of Vinyes, a cognate of Spanish Viñas (see Vinas ).

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

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