Thomas Dark

1777–1843 (Age 66)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Dark was born in 1777, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Dark ll, was 41 and his mother, Agnes Copeland, was 47. He married Mary Polly Beasley in 1797, in Greenville, Meriwether, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Meriwether, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1843, in Jones, Georgia, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dark
Mary Polly Beasley
Marriage: 1797
William Lee Dark
Robert Beasley Dark
Mary Dark
Agnes Dark
Oliver Perry Dark
Sarah Harriet Dark
Ann Elizabeth Dark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1797Greenville, Meriwether, Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1778 · Gerogia Enters Union
    Age 1
    Georgia entered the Union and became fourth state on January 2, 1788.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 4
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 23
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for someone with dark hair or a dull or wan complexion, from Middle English darke, Old English deorc ‘dark’. In England, the surname is most frequent in the West Country.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Thomas Darke, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Thomas Dark, "United States Census, 1830"

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