John William Stringfellow

18 January 1861–4 December 1951 (Age 90)
Selma, Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Stringfellow was born on 18 January 1861, in Selma, Dallas, Alabama, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Stringfellow, was 31 and his mother, Martha J Chitwood, was 36. He married Annie Bailey before 1887, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Election Precinct 3, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 4 December 1951, in Election Precinct 35, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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John William Stringfellow
Mandy Victoria Cargile
Marriage: 25 August 1892
Addie S Stringfellow
Marguerette Stringfellow
Margie Stringfellow
Mazella Stringfellow
William Vernal Stringfellow
Elma Stringfellow
Annie Stringfellow
Elton Earl Stringfellow
Lacey E. Stringfellow

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment
Age 4
Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.
Age 25
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): nickname for a powerful man, Middle English streng ‘mighty’, ‘strong’ + felaw ‘fellow’ ( see Fellows ).

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

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Sources (17)

  • John Stringfellow in household of Thomas Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Stringfellow in household of Enoch Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1940"

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