Rena H Tingle

FemaleMay 1892–24 October 1975

Brief Life History of Rena H

When Rena H Tingle was born in May 1892, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Marr Tingle, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bailey, was 25. She married Anson Walter Sawyer on 4 October 1916, in Washington, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Washington, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Ayden, Pitt, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 October 1975, in Williamston, Martin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83.

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Anson Walter Sawyer
Rena H Tingle
Marriage: 4 October 1916
Retha Sawyer
Francis Sawyer

Sources (22)

  • Rena H Tingle in household of Joseph M Tingle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rena H Tingle, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rena Tingle Sawyer, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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  • Marriage
    4 October 1916Washington, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 5

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name for a maker of nails or pins, or a nickname for a small, thin man, from Middle English tingel, a kind of very small nail (a word of North German origin).

    Americanized form of German Dingel or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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