Poindexter Joines

Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Poindexter

When Poindexter Joines was born in 1798, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Franklin Joines, was 48 and his mother, Mary Ruth Caudill, was 38. He married Nancy Ann Bain in 1834, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Poindexter Joines
Nancy Ann Bain
Marriage: 1834
Alexander W Joines
Mary Joines
Susannah Joines
Spencer C Joines
Tilman B Joines
Bridget M Joines
Henry Joines
Thomas Joines
Elizabeth Joines

Spouse and Children

DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


    Alexander W Joines


    Mary Joines


    Susannah Joines


    Spencer C Joines


    Tilman B Joines


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+14 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 1

In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow ""rock"" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the ""rock"" was a gold nugget.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 32

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Jones . Compare Joynes .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pinedexter Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Poindexter Joines, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Pine Joines in entry for Tilmon Joines, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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