Emily Tynes

1832–1857 (Age 25)
Conecuh, Alabama, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Tynes was born in 1832, in Conecuh, Alabama, United States, her father, Timothy Tynes Sr, was 44 and her mother, Barbara Haddox, was 32. She married William B. Douglas on 5 April 1851, in Wilcox, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Butler, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died in 1857, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

William B. Douglas
1826–
Emily Tynes
1832–1857
Marriage: 5 April 1851
William John Douglas
1852–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 April 1851
Wilcox, Alabama, United States
children

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World Events (5)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 0

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin but unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Tynas in household of Timothy Tynas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tines in entry for John Douglas, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • Emily Tynes, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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