Jefferson Dean

26 October 1846–24 March 1933 (Age 86)
Slippery Rock, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jefferson

When Jefferson Dean was born on 26 October 1846, in Slippery Rock, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abel W. Dean, was 30 and his mother, Catharine Hege, was 47. He lived in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Washington Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 March 1933, in Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Franklin Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abel W. Dean
1816–1895
Catharine Hege
1799–1887
Harriet Dean
1839–1900
Marion Dean
1841–1925
Maria Dean
1842–
Hannah Dean
1844–1915
Jefferson Dean
1846–1933
Elizabeth Dean
1849–1915

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 24

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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  • Jefferson Dean in household of Abel W Dean, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jefferson Dean in household of A W Dean, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jefferson Dean in household of Abel Dean, "United States Census, 1850"

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