Jefferson Arneach

7 April 1874–5 January 1950 (Age 75)
Cherokee, Swain, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jefferson

When Jefferson Arneach was born on 7 April 1874, in Cherokee, Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, A-qua-da-gi Okwataga, was 85 and his mother, Mrs Elizabeth Okwataga, was 24. He married Sarah Saunooke on 6 October 1904, in Swain, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nantahala, Swain, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Qualla Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 5 January 1950, in Qualla, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75.

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Jefferson Arneach
Sarah Saunooke
Marriage: 6 October 1904
Margaret Arneach
Samuel Clinton Arneach
John Elliott Arneach
Stella Arneach
Sylvester Arneach
Frances Newman Arneach
Richard Earl Buster Arneach Sr

Spouse and Children

6 October 1904
Swain, North Carolina, United States


    Margaret Arneach



    John Elliott Arneach



    Sylvester Arneach


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    A-qua-da-gi Okwataga


    Mrs Elizabeth Okwataga




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jefferson Arneach, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jeff Arneach, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jefferson Arneach, "United States Census, 1930"

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