William Carfary

12 March 1784–13 August 1860 (Age 76)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of William

William Carfary was born on 12 March 1784, in New Jersey, United States. He married Leah Purcell about 1821, in Warren Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States. He died on 13 August 1860, in Greenwich Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Stewartsville, Warren, New Jersey, United States.

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William Carfary
1784–1860
Leah Purcell
1789–1858
Marriage: about 1821

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1821
Warren Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · New Jersey Plan

Age 3

"Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two ""houses"" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested)."
1804

Age 20

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Carberry .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Carfrey, "Find A Grave Index"

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