Joel King Vann

31 March 1820–30 December 1887 (Age 67)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joel King

When Joel King Vann was born on 31 March 1820, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Warren Vann, was 37 and his mother, Zilpha Cassandra Truss, was 28. He married Elizabeth C Turner on 23 December 1841, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1870. He died on 30 December 1887, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel King Vann
1820–1887
Elizabeth C Turner
1821–1896
Marriage: 23 December 1841
Nancy Catharine Vann
1842–1885
William James Vann
1844–1902
Benjamin Smith Vann
1845–
Samuel King Vann
1847–1870
John Vann
1848–1860
Perry Vann
1850–1850
Frances Vann
1851–1926
Felix Augustus Vann
1854–1929
Charlotte Virginia Vann
1856–1933
Pernice Florence Vann
1858–1953
David V. Vann
1860–1877
Joseph Wheeler Vann
1863–1891
Leonard Lafayette Vann
1866–1953
Sarah Annice Elizabeth Vann
1868–1944

Spouse and Children

    Male1820–1887Male

    Elizabeth C Turner

    Female1821–1896Female

MARRIAGE
23 December 1841
Jefferson, Alabama, United States
children

(14)

    Nancy Catharine Vann

    Female1842–1885Female

    William James Vann

    Male1844–1902Male

    Benjamin Smith Vann

    Male1845–Male

    Samuel King Vann

    Male1847–1870Male

    John Vann

    Male1848–1860Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 10

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1846

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh ( see Fenn ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J K Vann, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J K Vann, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joel K Vann, "United States Census, 1880"

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