Thomas Jefferson Loftis

about 1862–after 1870 (Age 8)
Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Loftis was born about 1862, in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States, his father, Laban Lafayette Loftis, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Jones, was 27. He died after 1870, at the age of 9.

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Laban Lafayette Loftis
Mary Ann Jones
James Madison Loftis
Thomas Jefferson Loftis
Susan Almira Loftis
Mary Jane Loftis 10 children 3 alive in 1910
John Bartley Loftis

Parents and Siblings

    Laban Lafayette Loftis





World Events (6)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 0

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.

Age 1

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

Age 4

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: variant of Loftus .

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

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