Almon Colvin

Cussewago Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Almon

When Almon Colvin was born in 1825, in Cussewago Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jeremiah Colvin, was 27 and his mother, Mary St. John, was 30. He had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Julia Catherine.

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Almon Colvin
Julia Catherine
William Colvin
Ellen Colvin
Almer Colvin
Byron Colvin
Charles Colvin
Archibald Colvin
Jennie Belle Colvin
Laura Colvin

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.

Age 38

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Almon Colvin in household of Jeremiah Colvin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • government record, census 1870
  • government record, census 1850

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