William M. McMackin

Brief Life History of William M.

When William M. McMackin was born in 1813, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew McMackin, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Rogers, was 20. He married Harriett A. Williams on 26 January 1843, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1857, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

William M. McMackin
1813–1857
Harriett A. Williams
1825–1864
Marriage: 26 January 1843
Mary Martha McMackin
1843–1901
Mariah Jane McMackins
about 1851–1873

Sources (6)

  • William McMakin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm McMackins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Wm McMackins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1820 · Making States Equal

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.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maicín ‘son of the young man’, from a pet form of mac ‘son, youth’.

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

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