Rebecca Mc Veigh

about 1820–September 1855 (Age 35)
Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Mc Veigh was born about 1820, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, her father, Stacy "Tace" McVeigh, was 38 and her mother, Mary Fencer, was 22. She married John Clarke on 23 May 1839, in Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Windsor, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died in September 1855, in Morgan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

John Clarke
Rebecca Mc Veigh
Marriage: 23 May 1839
Nancy Ellen Clarke
Eliza Jane Clark
James Harvey Clark
Darius Clarke
Daria Clark
Sarah Elizabeth Clark
Joseph Clark

Spouse and Children

23 May 1839
Morgan, Ohio, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Stacy "Tace" McVeigh


    Mary Fencer





    Emily McVeigh


    James McVay


    Maria McVeigh


    America McVeigh


+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

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 0

"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."
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 10

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Clarke in household of John Clarke, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Mcveigh, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Rebecca Mcveigh in entry for Nancy E. Crooks, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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