Vina Jane Abbott

1865–1943 (Age 77)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Vina Jane

When Vina Jane Abbott was born on 17 October 1865, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Thomas Abbott, was 29 and her mother, Lucy A. Marsh, was 28. She married Alvin Emerson Meredith on 20 August 1887, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 March 1943, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bethesda Cemetery, Bethesda, Wayne, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vina Jane Abbott
1865–1943
Alvin Emerson Meredith
1865–1947
Marriage: 20 August 1887
John Moses Meredith
1892–1976
Lucy G. Meredith
1894–
William M. Meredith
1898–
Albert Meredith
1900–1971
Autha Meredith
1902–
James Columbus Meredith
1907–1957
Mossie Grace Meredith
1912–2000

Spouse & Children

  • Female1865–1943Female

  • Alvin Emerson Meredith

    Male1865–1947Male

MARRIAGE
20 August 1887
Wayne, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

  • Male1892–1976Male

  • Lucy G. Meredith

    Female1894–Female

  • William M. Meredith

    Male1898–Male

  • Male1900–1971Male

  • Autha Meredith

    Female1902–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Thomas Abbott

    Male1836–Male

  • Lucy A. Marsh

    Female1837–1896Female

siblings

(6)

  • Male1856–1932Male

  • William H Abbott

    Male1856–1860Male

  • Roswell Thomas Abbott

    Male1858–Male

  • Balaam S. Abbott

    Male1861–1915Male

  • Female1865–1943Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English abbott ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’ (genitive abbatis), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. This was an occupational name for someone employed in the household of or on the lands of an abbot, and perhaps also a nickname for a sanctimonious person thought to resemble an abbot. In the U.S. this name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Vina J Meredith in household of Emberson Meredith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vienna J Abbott in household of Thomas Abbott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Vinie Jane Merideth in entry for James Columbus Merideth, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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