John R. Sullinger

1862–
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John R.

When John R. Sullinger was born in 1862, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Alexander Sullenger, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Jane Ward, was 23. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Sullenger
1836–1909
Nancy Jane Ward
1839–1875
Erasmus Harlan Sullenger
1861–1946
John R. Sullinger
1862–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 0

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.
1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

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.

Name Meaning

See Sullenger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John R Sulinger in household of W A Sulinger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Sullenger in household of Wm Sullenger, "United States Census, 1880"

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