Edward W Sullivan

Male1813–before 1867

Brief Life History of Edward W

When Edward W Sullivan was born in 1813, in Smith, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Wiley Sullivan, was 32 and his mother, Nancy White, was 26. He married Delila Cannon in 1853, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1867, in Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Edward W Sullivan
1813–before 1867
Delila Cannon
Marriage: 1853
Catherine Sullivan
Wily Sullivan
Gustavus Sullivan
John Sullivan
Nancy Sullivan
William B. Sullivan

Sources (3)

  • Edward Sullivan in household of Nancy Sullivan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edward W Sullivan - Government record: male
  • E W Sullivan, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1853Overton, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 7

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 17

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Donal, James Patrick, Michael Patrick, Aileen, Brigid, Paddy, Siobhan, John Patrick, Kevin Patrick, Parnell.

    Irish (Cork and Kerry): shortened form of O'Sullivan .

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

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