Catherine Sophia Carrico

3 February 1818–
Bryantown, Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life of Catherine Sophia

When Catherine Sophia Carrico was born on 3 February 1818, in Bryantown, Charles, Maryland, United States, her father, Thomas Albert Carrico, was 25 and her mother, Mary Savilla Beavan, was 33. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Lewis VanSickle. She lived in Zihlman, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1850 and Maryland, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Lewis VanSickle
Catherine Sophia Carrico
Hezekiah ‘Kyle’ Ezekiel VanSickle
Alexander Vansickle
Sarah J. Vansickle

Spouse and Children



    Hezekiah ‘Kyle’ Ezekiel VanSickle


    Alexander Vansickle


    Sarah J. Vansickle


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Albert Carrico


    Mary Savilla Beavan






    George Walter Carrico


    Emily A. Carrico


    Thomas Albert Carrico


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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 2

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.

Age 45

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Portuguese (Carriço): from carrico ‘reed’, hence a topographic name for someone living in a place where reeds grew, a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example in Leiria, or a nickname for a tall, thin person.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sophia Sukle in household of Lewis Sukle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophia Vansickle in household of Ezekiel Vansickle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sophia - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Sophia

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