John Anderson 'Jack' Alsup

Brief Life History of John Anderson 'Jack'

When John Anderson 'Jack' Alsup was born on 2 November 1833, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, his father, Anderson Alsup, was 33 and his mother, Eleanor Springer, was 35. He married Mary Louisa Kelley in 1854, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 4, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 7 April 1908, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Minor Hill, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Anderson 'Jack' Alsup
1833–1908
Mary Louisa Kelley
1839–1919
Marriage: 1854
Malissa Alsup
1855–
Eunice Ann Serenah Alsup
1857–1904
Mahalah Ellen Alsup
1859–1937
Henry Anderson Alsup
1861–1910
John Nelson Alsup
1864–1938
Bedford Forrest Alsup
1866–1938
Earvin Howard Alsup
1869–1959
Joseph Washington Alsup
1872–1900
Carrie S Alsup
1872–1940
Ida Lillian Alsup
1874–1933
William H Alsup
1875–1949
Alsup
1881–1881
Maglene 'Maggie' L Alsup
1884–1963

Sources (14)

  • John Aulsop, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John A. Alsup, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Alsup in entry for Maggie Alsup Harrison, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

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

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

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

English: variant of Alsop .

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

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