Edward W Sullivan

1813–1867 (Age 54)
Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Edward W

When Edward W Sullivan was born in 1813, in Smith, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Wiley Sullivan, was 31 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 2 sons. He died before 1867, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 53.

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Edward W Sullivan
Catherine Sullivan
Wily Sullivan
William B. Sullivan
Gustavus Sullivan
Nancy Sullivan
Gustin Sullivan

Spouse and Children



    Catherine Sullivan


    Wily Sullivan


    Nancy Sullivan


    William B. Sullivan


    Gustavus Sullivan


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+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

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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