Nannie Janett Brockus

Brief Life History of Nannie Janett

When Nannie Janett Brockus was born on 22 March 1880, in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Parks Brockus, was 6 and her mother, Malissa A Foster, was 2. She married William Hastings Baumgardner about 1903, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 7, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 25 October 1958, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Carpenter Campground Cemetery, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hastings Baumgardner
1878–1955
Nannie Janett Brockus
1880–1958
Marriage: about 1903
James Lee Baumgardner
1905–1991
Anna Ruth Baumgardner
1907–1997
William French Baumgardner
1910–1984
Samuel Lloyd Baumgardner
1912–1999
Pauline Baumgardner
1917–2002

Sources (14)

  • Mannie J Bumgardner in household of William H Bumgardner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nannie J Brockus, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nannie Brockus Baumgardner, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brookhouse . This form of the surname is rare in Britain.

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

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