Robert Mc Cune

Male9 October 1812–13 December 1844

Brief Life History of Robert

Robert Mc Cune was born on 9 October 1812, in Adams, Indiana, United States. He married Nancy Eward on 16 September 1835, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Westport, Sand Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 13 December 1844, at the age of 32.

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Robert Mc Cune
Nancy Eward
Marriage: 16 September 1835

Sources (5)

  • Robert McCune, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Robert Mccune, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"
  • Robert McCune, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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  • Marriage
    16 September 1835Nicholas, Kentucky, United States
  • World Events (3)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    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

    Age 8

    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.


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1835: Adams, Indiana, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Chung, Chang, Jian, Li, Tong, Bin, Chao, Cheng, Chin, Chuan, Der, Feng, Fung, Hua.

    Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 穆, meaning ‘solemnity, virtue’: (i) from Mu (穆), posthumous title of the Duke Mu of Song (died 720 BC ), the 14th ruler of the state of Song (located in present-day Shangqiu in Henan province). He earned the title Mu, 穆, because of his virtue during his reign. (ii) from the Qiu Mu Ling (丘穆陵) family, members of the Xianbei ethnic group in ancient northern China, who changed their original surname to Mu (穆) during the Northern Wei dynasty (386–534 AD ). (iii) from Mu (穆), posthumous title of the Duke Mu of Lu (died 377 BC ), ruler of the state of Lu (located in present-day Shandong province).

    Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 慕: (i) said to be traced back to Yu Mu (虞慕), ancestor of the legendary Emperor Shun (c. 23rd century BC ). (ii) shortened form of the compound surname Mu-Rong (慕容), a surname from the Xianbei and Tuyuhun ethnic group in northern China. (iii) a surname from Korean and Jurchen ethnic groups in northeastern China.

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

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