Catherine Sophia Carrico

Brief Life History 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 34. 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
about 1853–
Sarah J. Vansickle

Sources (3)

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

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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

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.


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

Name Meaning

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

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

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