Theresa Tharsey Warnick


Brief Life History of Theresa Tharsey

When Theresa Tharsey Warnick was born in 1812, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Warnick, was 32 and her mother, Lucinda Griffin, was 28. She married John R Rutherford on 26 July 1826, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Blount, Alabama, United States in 1860.

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John R Rutherford
Theresa Tharsey Warnick
Marriage: 26 July 1826
John R. Rutherford
Martha A Rutherford
Cela Jane Rutherford
James Rutherford
Joseph Rutherford
Henry Rutherford
Ira E Rutherford
Louiza Rutherford
Clarke Rutherford
Nancy Rutherford
Sarah Rutherford

Sources (5)

  • Thursey Rutherford in household of John Rutherford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tharsey Warnick, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Tursey Rutherford in household of John Rutherford, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1826Blount, Alabama, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Blount, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Blount, Alabama, United States


    Age 34

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Warnock .

    East German: habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg (now in Poland).

    Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Warnik and Jewish (from Ukraine) Varnik and Varnyk: metonymic occupational name from Polish warnik warnik ‘cooking gear’. The surname Warnik is very rare in Poland.

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

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