Keziah Kizzie Pinegar

1861–1923 (Age 62)
Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Keziah Kizzie

When Keziah Kizzie Pinegar was born on 12 January 1861, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Pinegar, was 36 and her mother, Mary Rigsby, was 35. She married William David Slatten on 25 May 1885, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 7, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and White, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 24 January 1923, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Keziah Kizzie Pinegar
William David Slatten
Marriage: 25 May 1885
Donna Katherine Slatton
Noah Slatten
Perry Slatton
John Slatten
Erby B Slatten
Sterlin Slatten
Bobbie Slatten
Maggie L. Slatten
Roberta Slatten

Spouse & Children

25 May 1885
Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 1

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Peiniger, an occupational name for a torturer or executioner, Middle High German, Middle Low German pīneger.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • P Zetta Slatten in household of Will D Slatten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kissie Slatten in household of William D Slatten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kizzie Slatten in household of William D Slatten, "United States Census, 1900"

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