Eleanor Lamphear

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Lamphear was born about 1820, in Big Flats, Chemung, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Lamphear, was 28 and her mother, Rhoda Winans, was 24.

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Samuel Lamphear
Rhoda Winans
Sarah Lamphear
John Winans Lamphear
Eleanor Lamphear
about 1820–

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    World Events (3)

    about 1820 · Making States Equal

    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.

    about 1820 · Making Land more affordable

    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."


    Established in 1822.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: variant of Lanfear .

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

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