Rebecca Louisa Toten

Female1835–about 1895

Brief Life History of Rebecca Louisa

When Rebecca Louisa Toten was born in 1835, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Absalom Toaten Toten, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Brackett, was 23. She married John M. Herd in 1852, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Marshall, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Limestone, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died about 1895, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 61.

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John M. Burns
Rebecca Louisa Toten
Marriage: 1 November 1860
John Burns
Sarah Frances Burns
Nancy L Burns
Aaron Lincoln Burns
William Henry Burns
Annie D Burns

Sources (7)

  • Rebecca L Toten in household of Absolem Toten, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Louisa Toten, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Rebecca Toten in entry for William Henry Burns, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1860Guntersville, Marshall, Alabama, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 0

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 27

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a fortified stronghold, Middle Dutch mote (see Motte 1).

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

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