John Brown Marks

22 November 1865–10 June 1937 (Age 71)
Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Brown

When John Brown Marks was born on 22 November 1865, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, his father, Almus Edward Marks, was 19 and his mother, Mary Lucy Howard, was 19. He married Sarah Martha Hughey on 25 February 1886, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 10 June 1937, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Brown Marks
1865–1937
Sarah Martha Hughey
1869–1937
Marriage: 25 February 1886
Hettie Or Lorene Marks
1887–
Hughey Almus Marks
1889–1956
Fred Clifton Marks
1892–1942
Lucy Donica Marks
1894–
Nina Hill Marks
1896–
John Brown Marks jr
1898–1975
Mary Elizabeth Marks
1901–1967
Eldon Perry Marks
1902–1968
Pansy Marks
1905–1936
Luther P. Marks
1907–1971
Joe P Marks
1910–
Lenis Leonard Marks
1912–1991

Spouse and Children

    Male1865–1937Male

    Sarah Martha Hughey

    Female1869–1937Female

MARRIAGE
25 February 1886
Giles, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    Hettie Or Lorene Marks

    Female1887–Female

    Male1889–1956Male

    Male1892–1942Male

    Lucy Donica Marks

    Female1894–Female

    Nina Hill Marks

    Female1896–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Almus Edward Marks

    Male1846–1915Male

    Female1846–1888Female

siblings

(7)

    Alfred Marks

    Male1865–Male

    Alta Marks

    Female1865–Female

    Althea Marks

    Female1865–Female

    Male1865–1937Male

    Male1867–1947Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 13

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Mark 1.2 English: variant of Mark 2.3 German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): reduced form of Markus, German spelling of Marcus ( see Mark 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J B Marks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John B Marks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jno B Marks in household of Almus E Marks, "United States Census, 1880"

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