Rebecca Caroline Kennedy

4 March 1876–3 January 1947 (Age 70)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca Caroline

When Rebecca Caroline Kennedy was born on 4 March 1876, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Webster Kennedy Jr, was 38 and her mother, Mary Luella Sells, was 27. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Timothy Setser Allred. She lived in Civil District 11, Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 7, Overton, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 3 January 1947, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Timothy Setser Allred
Rebecca Caroline Kennedy
Ava Etta Allred
James Alford Allred
Colva Ann Allred
Gracie Pool Allred
Dorothy Lee Allred

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    John Webster Kennedy Jr





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World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 2

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Becca C Allred in household of Timothy S Allred, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Becca C Allred in household of Tim S Allred, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Becky Allred in household of Tim S Allred, "United States Census, 1920"

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