John Tarrants

1863–
White, Illinois, United States

The Life of John

When John Tarrants was born in 1863, in White, Illinois, United States, his father, John Tarrants, was 27 and his mother, Ruth Kerr, was 24. He lived in Carmi, White, Illinois, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Tarrants
1836–
Ruth Kerr
1839–1880
John Tarrants
1863–
Mary Tarrants
1865–
Annie Rebecca Tarrants
1867–1935
William Tarrants
1880–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

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

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • John Tarrants in household of John Tarrants, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Tarrant in household of John Tarrant, "United States Census, 1880"

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