Rotia Francis Page

about 1847–24 February 1888 (Age 41)
Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rotia Francis

When Rotia Francis Page was born about 1847, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Vinson Page Jr., was 32 and her mother, Sarah Ann Whitehurst, was 24. She married Joseph Kernell on 2 December 1865, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 February 1888, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Stewart, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Kernell
Rotia Francis Page
Marriage: 2 December 1865
Alexander C Kernell
John Kernell
Nancy Kernell
Joseph Kernell
Emaline Kernell
Mary Kernell
William Kernell

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World Events (6)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 15
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 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 23
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.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.3 (Pagé): North American form of French Paget .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Frances Page in household of Vinson Page, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Francis Kernell in household of Joseph Kernell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rotia Frances Page Kernell, "Find A Grave Index"

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