Caroline Havens

Femaleabout 1827–1855

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Havens was born about 1827, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Koertinius Schenck Havens, was 34 and her mother, Mary Curtis, was 37. She married George Headden on 10 January 1853, in Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Howell Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1850 and Aberdeen Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1860. She died in 1855, at the age of 29.

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George Headden
Caroline Havens
Marriage: 10 January 1853
George N. Headden
Charles D. Headden
Sarah A. Headden

Sources (7)

  • Caroline Hedden in household of Kortenius S Havens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline Havens, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Caroline in entry for Charles D. Hedden, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1853Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 6

    The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.


    Age 8

    A strike involving more than 2,000 workers from 20 textile mills in Paterson, New Jersey. Many of those involved were children, Irish, or both. The primary goal of the strike was to reduce the daily working hours from 13.5 to 11. Employers refused to negotiate, but the strike ended with a declaration that the workdays would now be 12 hours during the week and 9 hours on Saturdays. Paterson employers also blacklisted many of the strike leaders and their families.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Haven , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Welsh: variant of Evans .

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

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