Anna Paul Tonkin

1850–1899 (Age 49)
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Paul

When Anna Paul Tonkin was born on 15 June 1850, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Tonkin, was 26 and her mother, Lydia Paul, was 25. She married Jacob Sharps Iliff on 25 November 1868, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nottoway, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 15 November 1899, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Hays Cemetery, Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anna Paul Tonkin
1850–1899
Jacob Sharps Iliff
1843–1927
Marriage: 25 November 1868
William H Iliff
1869–1891
Lydia May Iliff
1872–1872
Lydia P "Mable" Iliff
1873–
Joseph T Iliff
1875–1903
Jeanette Maud Iliff
1878–1907
Benjamin Guy Iliff
1881–1938
Edgar Iliff
1883–1884
Margaret Virginia Iliff
1886–1969
Jacob Leroy "Roy" Iliff
1889–1959
Anna Hazel Iliff
1892–1981

Spouse & Children

  • Female1850–1899Female

  • Jacob Sharps Iliff

    Male1843–1927Male

MARRIAGE
25 November 1868
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

  • William H Iliff

    Male1869–1891Male

  • Lydia May Iliff

    Female1872–1872Female

  • Lydia P "Mable" Iliff

    Female1873–Female

  • Joseph T Iliff

    Male1875–1903Male

  • Jeanette Maud Iliff

    Female1878–1907Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Tonkin

    Male1824–1882Male

  • Lydia Paul

    Female1825–1921Female

siblings

(4)

  • Female1850–1899Female

  • William Tonkin

    Male1851–1925Male

  • Lydia B Tonkin

    Female1854–1858Female

  • Jennette May Tonkin

    Female1869–1951Female

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 11

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 14

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Annie P Iliff in household of Jacob Iliff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna Paul Tonkin Iliff, "Find A Grave Index"

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