Marietta Harkins

3 March 1874–25 November 1964 (Age 90)
Union, Georgia, United States

The Life of Marietta

When Marietta Harkins was born on 3 March 1874, in Union, Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas McKinley Harkins, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Jane Jones, was 38. She married Louis Lunsford on 27 July 1893, in Union, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in District 994, Union, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Hall, Georgia, United States in 1964. She died on 25 November 1964, at the age of 90, and was buried in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Suches, Union, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Lunsford
Marietta Harkins
Marriage: 27 July 1893
Thomas Mc Kinley Lunsford
Napper Lunsford
Bonnie Grace Lunsford

Spouse and Children

27 July 1893
Union, Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas McKinley Harkins


    Nancy Jane Jones




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries: 1890: Union, Georgia, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Harkin .2 English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Harkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E. Harknis in household of Thomas M. Harknis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marietta Lunsford in household of Lewis Lunsford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Lunsford in household of Lewis Lunsford, "United States Census, 1900"

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