Jesse Tunnell

about 1798–1 July 1835 (Age 37)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Tunnell was born about 1798, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, his father, Reverend Stephen Tunnell, Sr., was 45 and his mother, Kesia Money Tunnell, was 43. He married Mary G Parker on 27 November 1823, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1830. He died on 1 July 1835, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 37.

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Jesse Tunnell
Polly Anne England, Tunnell
John S. Tunnel
Nancy Ann Tunnell
Barton Tunnel
Mary Tunnell
Sarah Annie Tunnell, Rook
Jesse Tunnel
Samuel Marion Tunnell

Spouse and Children




    Nancy Ann Tunnell



    Mary Tunnell


    Sarah Annie Tunnell, Rook


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 3

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1809: Barren, Kentucky, United States; 1820: Monroe, Kentucky, United States

Name Meaning

English: from an unrecorded Old English female personal name composed of the elements tūn ‘settlement’, ‘village’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Tunnell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jesse Tunnel, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jesse Tunnell, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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