Percilla Colegrove

1795–1807 (Age 12)
Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Percilla

When Percilla Colegrove was born in 1795, in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Eli Colegrove, was 32 and her mother, Mary Coon, was 35. She died in 1807, at the age of 12.

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Eli Colegrove
Mary Coon
Browning Colegrove
Percilla Colegrove
Polly Colegrove
Esther Colegrove
Pamelia Colgrove
Oliver Colegrove
David Colegrove
Eliza Colegrove

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World Events (3)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant of Colgrove .2 Probably an Americanized form of German Kohlgrube, a habitational name from any of twelve places so named, probably from Middle High German kol ‘coal’ + gruobe ‘pit’, or an altered spelling of Kohlgraf, an occupational name for an overseer of the coal trade.

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

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