Mattie Thursey Wynn

9 March 1872–3 October 1956 (Age 84)
Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mattie Thursey

When Mattie Thursey Wynn was born on 9 March 1872, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, Archelaus Hiram Winn, was 25 and her mother, Narcissa Paralee Harbor, was 23. She married Benjamin Joslin Rooker on 5 October 1888, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 3 October 1956, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Joslin Rooker
Mattie Thursey Wynn
Marriage: 5 October 1888
Clifford Elwood Rooker
Jessie G Rooker
Beulah M Rooker
Mattie Lou Rooker
James Archie Rooker

Spouse and Children

5 October 1888
Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Lucinda Jane Wynn


    Zully Winn




    John Winn


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name and byname Wine meaning ‘friend’, in part a short form of various compound names with this first element.2 Welsh: variant of Gwynn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mattie E Rooker in household of Benjamin J Rooker, "United States Census, 1900"

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