John Lincoln Bivens

Male4 March 1862–1 September 1939

Brief Life History of John Lincoln

When John Lincoln Bivens was born on 4 March 1862, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Shepard “Jack” Bivens, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Jane Ticer, was 43. He married Mary Emily Craig on 15 December 1893, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 7, Henderson, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 1 September 1939, in Sardis, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sardis Cemetery, Sardis, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lincoln Bivens
Mary Emily Craig
Marriage: 15 December 1893
Iness Armenta Bivens
Luther Lafayette Bivens
Kendric Bivens
Henry A Bivins
Lonie Lavenia Bivens
John H Bivens
V Annie Bivens

Sources (8)

  • John L Bivins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Lincoln Bivens, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • John Bivens in entry for Vola Ann Finley, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1893Monroe, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1865 · Sultana Tragedy

    Age 3

    In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.


    Age 24

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Bevans .

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

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