William Arnold Blinn

18 April 1816–12 October 1872 (Age 56)
Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of William Arnold

When William Arnold Blinn was born on 18 April 1816, in Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, James Blinn, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Manley, was 42. He married Clarinda Blinn in 1837. He died on 12 October 1872, at the age of 56.

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William Arnold Blinn
1816–1872
Clarinda Blinn
1820–
Marriage: 1837

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MARRIAGE
1837

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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 4

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.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 16

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Blinne, itself a variant of Blind .

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

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