Josiah Tea

1794–1859 (Age 65)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Josiah

When Josiah Tea was born in 1794, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Richard Tea Sr, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Boone, was 29. He married Hannah Luther on 4 November 1817, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 65.

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Josiah Tea
Hannah Luther
Marriage: 4 November 1817
Angelina Tea
Charles Luther Tea
George Tea

Spouse and Children

4 November 1817
Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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.

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

1 English (Gloucestershire): probably a variant of Tye . Compare Tee .2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Thie .3 Cambodian: unexplained.

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

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