Emily Tynes

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

The Life Summary 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 Ann 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 died in 1857, in Butler, Alabama, United States, at the age of 25.

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William B. Douglas
Emily Tynes
Marriage: 5 April 1851
William John Douglas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1851Wilcox, 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.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Tyne + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Tines .Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Tynes in Sunnmøre, a compound of Old Norse thjófr ‘thief’ + nes ‘headland, promontory’.

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

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    Sources (6)

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

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