Jasper Newton Hembree

25 February 1832–29 August 1855 (Age 23)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jasper Newton

When Jasper Newton Hembree was born on 25 February 1832, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Lyons Hembree, was 35 and his mother, Mary Blake, was 28. He died on 29 August 1855, in Stockton, Cedar, Missouri, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Stockton, Cedar, Missouri, United States.

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Isaac Lyons Hembree
Mary Blake
Joel Thomas Hembree
Martha Susan Hembree
Hannah Caroline Hembree
Hugh Herculous Hembree
Jasper Newton Hembree
Miranda Hembree
Mary Hembree

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World Events (4)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 3

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of English Hembr(e)y, a variant of Amery with excrescent H- ( see Emery ).2 Possibly a variant of German Hemberger . This is a common name in the southern states, notably TN and GA.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jasper Newton Hembree, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Burial record for Jasper Newton Hembree

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