John P. Northern

Brief Life History of John P.

John P. Northern was born in 1863, in Kentucky, United States. He married Augusta J. Northern on 7 May 1882, in Polk, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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John P. Northern
1863–
Augusta J. Northern
1863–1894
Marriage: 7 May 1882
Clarence Ernest Northern
1883–1943
Northern
1884–
Claude Ray Northern
1885–1949

Sources (8)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Northern - Published information: birth-name: John Northern
  • John P. Northern, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • John P Northern in entry for Unknown, "Missouri Births, 1817-1939"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): from Middle English northern, northren ‘northern’ (Old English northerne), for someone ‘from the north’, particularly as an English nickname for someone from Scotland or Scandinavia, or a southern English nickname for someone from the north of the country.

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

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