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THE TACKITT CHILDREN

*VICTIMS OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN  MEADOWS MASSACRE*

 


MARION TACKITT was the third son of Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1837 in Pope County, Arkansas. He, his widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, his oldest brother Pleasant Tackitt, his oldest sister Eloah Angeline (Tackitt) Jones, and 4 of his 5 other siblings died in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Marion Tackitt was 20 years old when he died.

Inscription:
IN MEMORIAM

IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

MARION TACKITT, 20

SEABORN TACKITT was the fourth son of Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1839 in Pope County, Arkansas. He, his widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, his oldest brother Pleasant Tackitt, his oldest sister Eloah Angeline (Tackitt) Jones, and 4 of his 5 other siblings died in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 18 years old when he died.

Inscription:
IN MEMORIAM

IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

SEBRON TACKITT, 18
(His name was Seaborn.)

MATILDA TACKITT was the second daughter of Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1841 in Pope County, Arkansas. She, her widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, her oldest brother Pleasant Tackitt, her oldest sister Eloah Angeline (Tackitt) Jones, and 4 of her 5 other siblings died in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Matilda Tackitt was 16 years old when she died.

Inscription:
IN MEMORIAM

IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

MATILDA TACKITT, 16

JAMES M. TACKITT was the fifth son of  Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1843 in Pope County, Arkansas. He, his widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, his oldest brother Pleasant Tackitt, his oldest sister Eloah Angeline (Tackitt) Jones, and 4 of his 5 other siblings died in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 14 years old when he died.

Inscription:
IN MEMORIAM

IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

JAMES M. TACKITT, 14

JONES M. TACKITT was the youngest son of  Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1845 in Pope County, Arkansas. He, his widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, his oldest brother Pleasant Tackitt, his oldest sister Eloah Angeline (Tackitt) Jones, and 4 of his 5 other siblings died in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 12 years old when he died.

Inscription:
IN MEMORIAM

IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

JONES M. TACKITT, 12

2008 A.C. Wallner for the Mountain Meadows Association. All rights reserved

Leave virtual flowers - MMA FIND A GRAVE MEMORIALS:

                              MARION TACKITT

                              SEABORN TACKITT
                              MATILDA TACKITT
                              JAMES M. TACKITT
                              JONES M. TACKITT


 


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