John Tatham

1799–1863 (Age 64)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Tatham was born on 6 May 1799, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Thomas Tatham, was 24 and his mother, Ann Murray, was 22. He married Jane Russell on 26 February 1820, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Chico Judicial Township, Butte, California, United States in 1860. He died on 2 September 1863, in Chico, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Chico, Butte, California, United States.

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John Tatham
Jane Russell
Marriage: 26 February 1820
James Nathan Tatham
Linna Elizabeth Lydia Tatham
Rozine Tatham
Ann Tatham
Rachel Tatham
Tyra A Tatham
Jonathan Franklin Tatham
Cynthia J. Tatham
Martha L. Tatham
Frank Tatham
John A. Tatham

Spouse & Children

26 February 1820
Haywood, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Walton War

Age 5

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tāta ( see Tate ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jno Tatham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Tatham, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • John Tatham, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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