Female14 March 1813–

Brief Life History of Choate

Choate was born on 14 March 1813, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States as the daughter of John Choate.

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John Choate

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  • Choate, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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    Female1813– Female

World Events (3)

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.

1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 7

"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."

Name Meaning

English (Essex and Suffolk): possibly a habitational name from Chute (Wilts), a place named for Chute Forest, which is found spelled as Choete in the 13th century.

History: A John Choate who emigrated from England in 1643 and settled in Ipswich, MA, was the ancestor of several prominent 19th-century Choates, including Rufus Choate (1799–1859), who was one of the organizers of the Whig Party in MA, and Joseph Hodges Choate (1832–1917), US ambassador to Great Britain.

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

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