John Richard Tatom

1855–1927 (Age 71)
Lafayette, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Richard

When John Richard Tatom was born on 9 December 1855, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States, his father, Stephen Wright Tatom, was 27 and his mother, Susannah F Guinn, was 17. He married Darthula Adoline Jarnagan on 10 February 1881, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Boone Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Baker, Lafayette, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 September 1927, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Sardis Cemetery, Stamps, Lafayette, Arkansas, United States.

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John Richard Tatom
Darthula Adoline Jarnagan
Marriage: 10 February 1881
Lidah Lee Tatom
Asa Jewell Tatom
Elton Edgar Tatom
Mary L. Tatom
Samuel Grady Tatom

Spouse & Children

  • Male1855–1927Male

  • Darthula Adoline Jarnagan


10 February 1881
Lafayette, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Tatham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John R Tatom in household of Stephen W Tatom, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John R Tatum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John R Tatom, "United States Census, 1920"

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