Eleanor Forgey

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Forgey was born on 2 April 1820, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, Andrew Forgey, was 25 and her mother, Anna Roller, was 21. She died on 21 March 1849, at the age of 28.

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Andrew Forgey
Anna Roller
Hugh Forgey
John A Forgey
Eleanor Forgey
Amos Forgey
James Forgey
Elizabeth Ann Forgey
Nancy Forgey
Elias Forgey
Andrew Jackson Forgey
Jacob Roller Forgey
George Washington Forgey

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    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    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.

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    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

    Altered form of Scottish Forgie .

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

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