Richard Henry Alsip

19 December 1820–24 April 1904 (Age 83)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Richard Henry

When Richard Henry Alsip was born on 19 December 1820, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Alsup, was 39 and his mother, Anna Stewart, was 33. He married Juda Rogers in 1841, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Precinct 6 Martin Springs, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 2, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 24 April 1904, in Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ward Cemetery, Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Henry Alsip
Elizabeth Jane Tye
Marriage: 1852
Richard Alsip
William Herndon Alsip
Margaret Alsop
Alexander Millard Fillmore Alsip
George D Alsip
Benjamin Franklin Alsip
Nancy Adeline Alsip
Susan Frances Alsip
Robert A J Alsip
Orvis S. Alsip
Diadama Malene Alsip
Permelia Jane Alsip
T. J. Alsip

Spouse and Children

Whitley, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 10

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Alsop .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Richard Alsep, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Richardson Alsip, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R H Alsop, "United States Census, 1860"

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