Columbus Franklin Tatom

1872–1956 (Age 83)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Columbus Franklin

When Columbus Franklin Tatom was born on 4 July 1872, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Stephen Wright Tatom, was 43 and his mother, Susannah F Guinn, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Jennie Belle Hutcheson. He lived in Hadley Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Baker, Lafayette, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died in 1956, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sardis Cemetery, Stamps, Lafayette, Arkansas, United States.

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Columbus Franklin Tatom
Jennie Belle Hutcheson
Maudie Tatom

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 11

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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

Probably a variant of English Tatham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • C F Tatom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Columbes F Tatum in household of Stephen W Tatum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • C F Tatom, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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