Anne Persinger

1870–
Alleghany, Alleghany, Virginia, United States

The Life of Anne

Anne Persinger was born in 1870, in Alleghany, Alleghany, Virginia, United States.

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1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

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The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the Swiss German family name Bersinger, a variant of Pirsing, from a Germanic personal name formed with bero ‘bear’ + the clan suffix -ing(er).

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

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