Jarilla Rozana Tatham

1870–1954 (Age 84)
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jarilla Rozana

When Jarilla Rozana Tatham was born on 10 July 1870, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Pinkney Benton Tatham, was 35 and her mother, Arabella Cirkendal Wright, was 30. She married John Robert Collins Piercy about 22 November 1891, in Graham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lexington, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1910 and El Monte, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died on 11 December 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Jarilla Rozana Tatham
John Robert Collins Piercy
Marriage: about 22 November 1891
Robert Roy Piercy
William Benton Piercy
Murvel Piercy
Merrill Piercy

Spouse & Children

about 22 November 1891
Graham, North Carolina, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Pinkney Benton Tatham


  • Arabella Cirkendal Wright




  • James Leander Tatham


  • Jasper Marion Tatham


  • Male1865–1951Male

  • William Thomas ( Bill) Tatham


  • Julia Texas Tatham


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 12

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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

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)

  • Killie T Piercy in household of John A Piercy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rillie Piercy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jerrilla Tatham in household of P B Tatham, "United States Census, 1880"

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