Thomas Epperson

about 1803–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Epperson was born about 1803, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Jesse Epperson, was 16 and his mother, Rebecca Hester, was 15. He married Sarah Witt about 1824, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 14 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died in Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Epperson
1803–
Sarah Witt
1804–1878
Marriage: about 1824
John Robert Epperson
1825–1895
Key Epperson
1827–
Matilda Epperson
1828–1868
Elizabeth Epperson
1828–
Green Epperson
1829–
Nathaniel W. Epperson
1830–1900
Joseph Epperson
1832–
William P. Epperson
1835–
Caroline Epperson
1836–
May C. Epperson
1841–
Mary A Epperson
1842–
Lucinda Epperson
1843–
Benjamin Epperson
1844–
Jackson Epperson
1848–
John Epperson
–1895
C Green Epperson
Jesse N. Epperson
1833–
Joseph Brotherton Epperson
1839–1912
Greene Epperson
1842–
Thomas McKinley Epperson
1848–1917

Spouse and Children

    Male1803–Male

    Sarah Witt

    Female1804–1878Female

MARRIAGE
about 1824
Tennessee, United States
children

(20)

    John Robert Epperson

    Male1825–1895Male

    Key Epperson

    Male1827–Male

    Matilda Epperson

    Female1828–1868Female

    Elizabeth Epperson

    Female1828–Female

    Green Epperson

    Male1829–Male

+15 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Male1803–Male

    Charlotte Epperson

    Female1804–Female

    Male1810–1879Male

    Maleta Epperson

    Female1817–1887Female

    John Epperson

    Male1822–Male

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 32

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Probably German, a patronymic from a short form of Eberhardt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thos Eperson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Epperson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Epperson, "United States Census, 1880"

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