Caleb Church

1806–
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb Church was born in 1806, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, John “Yankee John” Church, was 70 and his mother, Jane Andrews, was 56.

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Family Time Line

John “Yankee John” Church
1736–1811
Jane Andrews
1750–1825
Sarah Susannah Church
1787–
Jane Church
1789–
Elizabeth "Betsey" Church
1795–
Amaziah Church
1799–1870
Anna Church
1803–1873
Caleb Church
1806–
Lucinda Church
1810–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Sarah Susannah Church

    Female1787–Female

    Female1789–Female

    Female1795–Female

    Amaziah Church

    Female1799–1870Female

    Anna Church

    Female1803–1873Female

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

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

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