Amelia Rosalie Tennis

Female12 April 1852–11 December 1916

Brief Life History of Amelia Rosalie

When Amelia Rosalie Tennis was born on 12 April 1852, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, her father, John Dedrick Tennis, was 42 and her mother, Catharine Harns, was 30. She married John Henry Turner on 23 November 1870, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Beat 3, Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died on 11 December 1916, in Moss Point, Jackson, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pascagoula, Jackson, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Turner
Amelia Rosalie Tennis
Marriage: 23 November 1870
Virginia Rosalie Turner
James Bernard Turner
John Henry Turner
Amelia Alice Turner
Caroline Gertrude Turner
Wiley Reinhardt Turner
Julius Griffith Turner
Frank Bertram Turner
Ameail Tennis Turner
Joseph Taurs Turner

Sources (14)

  • Analnia R Turner in household of John H Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amelia R Tennis, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Amelia Rosalie Tennis Turner, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1870Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 18

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare German variant) of North German, East Frisian, or North Frisian Tönnies (see Tonnies ). Compare Tennies .

    Americanized form of Dutch Teunis: from a short form of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony ).

    English (Welsh borders): perhaps a variant of Dennis 1.

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

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