Winifred Keith

about 1821–
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Winifred

When Winifred Keith was born about 1821, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Keith, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Ellis, was 23. She married Jackson Emery about 1844. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jackson Emery
1820–
Winifred Keith
1821–
Marriage: about 1844
Sarah L. Emery
1846–
Harriett Emery
1848–
Albert L. Emery
1850–

Spouse and Children

    Jackson Emery

    Male1820–Male

    Female1821–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1844
children

(3)

    Sarah L. Emery

    Female1846–Female

    Harriett Emery

    Female1848–Female

    Albert L. Emery

    Male1850–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 41

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.2 German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout’, ‘offspring’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Winifred or Winnie Keith - Published information: Court record: birth-name: Winifred or Winnie Keith
  • Court records

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