Robert Germany

Male4 July 1799–10 June 1869

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Germany was born on 4 July 1799, in Columbia, Georgia, United States, his father, James William Germany, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Elizabeth Lequeux, was 24. He married Louisa Cosby on 4 March 1829, in Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 10 June 1869, in Amite, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Amite, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Germany
1799–1869
Louisa Cosby
1810–1844
Marriage: 4 March 1829
Margaret Elizabeth Germany
1829–1893
Caroline Germany
1840–
Albert Smith Germany
1831–
Robert Henry Germany
1833–
Charles Christmann Germany
1836–1892
Cornelia Louisa Germany
1839–
Harriet Ann Germany
1841–1887
Louisa Germany
1844–

Sources (11)

  • Robt Germany, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Robert Germany, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Robert Germany in entry for William M Germany and M Blanche Jones, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1829Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 1

    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.

    1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

    Age 4

    Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 20

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English (eastern): habitational name from Middle English Germanie, denoting the parts of Continental Europe inhabited by ancient Germanic peoples.

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

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