Lucrecia Greenleaves


Brief Life History of Lucrecia

When Lucrecia Greenleaves was born in 1798, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States, her father, George Greenleaves, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Ann Barnes, was 24.

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George Greenleaves
Nancy Ann Barnes
Rebecca Greenleaf
Betsy Greenleaf
Lucrecia Greenleaves
Rebecca Greenlief
Mary Jane Greenleaves
James Greenleaves
Noah H Greenleaf
Rev. John Elliot Greenleaf

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  • Lucretia Greenleaves in household of A Edwards, "United States Census, 1850"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 14

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 32

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

Scottish, English: apparently a 17th-century modification of Greenlees (rather than of Greenleaf ), which appears to have originated in E Lothian.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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