Lula Jane Tussey

Brief Life History of Lula Jane

When Lula Jane Tussey was born on 28 September 1866, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Franklin Tussey, was 40 and her mother, Catharine Shoaf, was 36. She married George G. Smith on 1 October 1885, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Lexington Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 4 January 1916, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Welcome, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hamilton Michael
1860–1927
Lula Jane Tussey
1866–1916
Marriage: 17 February 1889
Ernest Edgar Michael
1890–1970
Irvin Otis Michael
1893–1896
Bertha Lea Michael
1895–1991
Effie Idaliah Michael
1898–1948
Gurlah Mae Michael
1900–1974
Foil Harvey Michael
1902–1989
Gladys Vaden Michael
1905–1998
Grace Michael
1908–1990

Sources (42)

  • Lula Michael in household of Henry C Michael, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lulia Tussey, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Lula Jane Tussey Michael, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1877 · Last Troops Leave

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

American shortened and altered form of Finnish Tossavainen (via the intermediate form Tossawa): probably a habitational name from Tossava in Lapland, Finland, formed with the surname suffix -nen.

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

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