Anna Lavinia Harbaugh

Female17 January 1810–10 May 1863

Brief Life History of Anna Lavinia

When Anna Lavinia Harbaugh was born on 17 January 1810, in District 4 Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, John Harbaugh Jr., was 32 and her mother, Elisabeth Koch, was 22. She married John Valentine on 28 January 1837, in Graceham, Frederick, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland, United States in 1850 and Woodsboro, Frederick, Maryland, United States in 1860. She died on 10 May 1863, in Graceham, Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Moravian Cemetery, Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

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John Valentine
Anna Lavinia Harbaugh
Marriage: 28 January 1837
Josephine Maryann Valentine
Susanna Elisabeth Valentine
Margaret Ann Eliza Valentine
Andrew Jackson Valentine
John F. Valentine

Sources (12)

  • Levina Valentine in household of John Valentine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lavinia Harbaugh, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Lavinia Harbaugh, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1837Graceham, Frederick, Maryland, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 2

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 2

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 15

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Harbach .

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

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