Rebecca Draughn

Female1823–9 October 1858

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Draughn was born in 1823, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Michael Draughn, was 36 and her mother, Ruth Smith, was 36. She died on 9 October 1858, at the age of 35.

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Michael Draughn
Ruth Smith
John Draughn
Elias Draughon
William J. Draughn
Pheobe Lucinda Draughn
Ashley Draughn
Elias Martin Draughn
Rebecca Draughn
Lucinda Draughan
James Draughn
Frances Draughn

Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Draegher in household of Michael Draegher, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebeca Draughn in household of Jas Draughn, "United States Census, 1860"

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World Events (5)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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 · Trail of Tears

Age 7

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 13

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Drohan . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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