Lettie Lankford

8 December 1834–13 March 1913 (Age 78)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lettie

When Lettie Lankford was born on 8 December 1834, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Nathan Lankford, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Martindale, was 34. She had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Jackson Gaines. She lived in Campobello, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1880 and Campobello Township, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 13 March 1913, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Jackson Gaines
1828–1905
Lettie Lankford
1834–1913
Fannie Elizabeth Gaines
1855–1930
Andrew J Gaines
1860–
Robert J Gaines
1862–1928
Wright John Gaines
1865–1930
William Miles Gaines
1869–1922
Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Gaines
1871–1959
Ida Gaines
1871–1945
Martha Gaines
1873–
Wade H Gaines
1875–1899

Spouse and Children

    Jackson Gaines

    Male1828–1905Male

    Female1834–1913Female

children

(9)

    Fannie Elizabeth Gaines

    Female1855–1930Female

    Andrew J Gaines

    Male1860–Male

    Robert J Gaines

    Male1862–1928Male

    Wright John Gaines

    Male1865–1930Male

    William Miles Gaines

    Male1869–1922Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 1

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 19

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1860

Age 26

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant of Langford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lettie Gains in household of Jackson Gains, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lettie Gains in household of Jackson Gains, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lettia Lankford in household of Nathan Lankford, "United States Census, 1850"

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