Julia Colvin

18 March 1828–4 August 1863 (Age 35)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Julia

When Julia Colvin was born on 18 March 1828, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jeremiah Colvin, was 30 and her mother, Mary St. John, was 32. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Elihu Hotchkiss. She lived in Cussewago Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 August 1863, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Saegertown Cemetery, Saegertown, Saegertown, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elihu Hotchkiss
Julia Colvin
Mark Hotchkiss
Matilda Hotchkiss
Sophronia Hotchkiss
Louisa Hotchkiss
Willis Hotchkiss
Rosetta Hotchkiss
Cassius G Hotchkiss

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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julia Hotchkiss in household of Elihu Hotchkiss, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julia Hotchkiss in household of Elihu Hotchkiss, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Julia Colvin Hotchkiss, "Find A Grave Index"

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