Anne M. O'Rear

Female1815–21 September 1888

Brief Life History of Anne M.

When Anne M. O'Rear was born in 1815, in Prince William, Virginia, United States, her father, Enoch O'Rear, was 52 and her mother, Hannah Reneau, was 26. She died on 21 September 1888, in her hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cedar Run Cemetery, Prince William, Virginia, United States.

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Enoch O'Rear
Hannah Reneau
Thomas D. O'Rear
John Henry O'Rear
Anne M. O'Rear
William Edgar O'Rear
Martha E. O'Rear

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  • Anne Marie Orear, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Apparently of Irish origin, but unexplained.

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

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