Eleanor Lamphear

about 1820–
Big Flats, Chemung, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Eleanor

When Eleanor Lamphear was born about 1820, in Big Flats, Chemung, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Lamphear, was 27 and her mother, Rhoda Winans, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lamphear
1793–1821
Rhoda Winans
1797–1845
Sarah Lamphear
1816–
John Winans Lamphear
1818–1894
Eleanor Lamphear
1820–

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal
Age 0
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.
1820 · Making Land more affordable
Age 0
"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."
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 7
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Cornish Lanfear .

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

Possible Related Names

Lanfear

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