Sophia Lott

Brief Life History of Sophia

When Sophia Lott was born in 1860, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Henry Lott, was 27 and her mother, Adeline Permelia James, was 27. She married Joseph B Lott on 8 April 1882, in Pope, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Crittenden, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Benton Precinct, Massac, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 December 1948, in Metropolis, Massac, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88.

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Joseph B Lott
Sophia Lott
Marriage: 8 April 1882
John Wesley Lott

Sources (13)

  • Sophia Lott in household of Henry Lott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sophia Lott, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Sophia Lott in entry for Wesley Lott, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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World Events (8)


Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English female name Lot(e) (Latinized as Lota), probably a pet form of such names as Allot (from Alice), Amelot or Emelot (from Ameline), Ellot (from Ellen), and Gillota (from Gillian).

English: from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot, portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot.

German: from a pet form of Ludwig .

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

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