Fielding I. Wayland

Brief Life History of Fielding I.

When Fielding I. Wayland was born on 27 December 1794, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Joshua Wayland, was 34 and his mother, Rachael Utz, was 29. He died on 12 November 1803, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 8.

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Joshua Wayland
Rachael Utz
Margaret Pake Wayland
Becky Wayland
Sarah Wayland
Julius Wayland
Joseph Wayland
Lewis Wayland
Lena Wayland
Elizabeth "Eliza" Wayland
Dr Abraham Wayland
Graham Wayland
Fielding I. Wayland
Jeremiah Wayland
John Wayland
Mary K. Wayland
Dr Fielding Wayland II
Louisa Ann Wayland
James Wayland

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    World Events (3)

    1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

    In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Norman French personal name Weland, from ancient Germanic Wēland (Old High German Wiolant), the name of the legendary smith known in Old English as Wēland, possibly from ancient Germanic wēla-nandaz ‘battle’ + ‘brave’.

    English: habitational name from the Hundred of Wayland in Norfolk. The placename derives from an uncertain initial element + Old Norse lúndr ‘small wood, grove’.

    Americanized form of German Weiland .

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

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