Jathina Elder

Female16 January 1819–from 1848 to 1850

Brief Life History of Jathina

When Jathina Elder was born on 16 January 1819, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Elder Jr, was 23 and her mother, Margaret 'Peggy' 'Polly' Wood, was 24. She married Joseph Barber on 17 July 1847, in Obion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died from 1848 to 1850, in Obion, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph Barber
Jathina Elder
Marriage: 17 July 1847
Martha E. Barber

Sources (3)

  • Jashina Elder, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Jathina Elder, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"
  • Jathina (Unknown) Elder, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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  • Marriage
    17 July 1847Obion, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1820 · Making Land more affordable

    Age 1

    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 11

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: distinguishing nickname from Middle English and Older Scots elder ‘parent; older, senior person’, perhaps in some cases denoting the older of two bearers of the same personal name. It may have been used also to denote an elder of a church, a senior and respected member of the congregation. Compare Senior .

    English: in southeastern England, this may be a variant of Helder .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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