Adeliza Tarver

1855–1873 (Age 18)
Lawrence, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Adeliza

When Adeliza Tarver was born in 1855, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Hampton Tarver, was 30 and her mother, Malissa Smith, was 35. She lived in Franklin, Mississippi, United States in 1860. She died in 1873, at the age of 18.

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W. Thomas Sutton
Adeliza Tarver

Spouse and Children

    W. Thomas Sutton



Parents and Siblings

    John Hampton Tarver


    Malissa Smith




World Events (6)


Age 6

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

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 11

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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  • Adeliza Tarver in household of John Tarver, "United States Census, 1860"

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