David L Dearing

1838–10 June 1862 (Age 24)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of David L

When David L Dearing was born in 1838, in Georgia, United States, his father, James Reuben Dearing, was 36 and his mother, Elisabeth "Betsy" Mitchell, was 29. He lived in Henry, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 10 June 1862, in Grenada, Grenada, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 24.

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James Reuben Dearing
Elisabeth "Betsy" Mitchell
Francis Marion 'Frank' Deering
Peter Deering
Lucy Dearing
Sarah Emma Dearing
David L Dearing
Reuben Benjamin Dearing
Job Dearing
Zachariah F. Dearing
Morning Dearing
Andrew Sims Dearing

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World Events (6)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees
Age 0
A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.
Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
Age 11
The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Dear 1.2 Americanized spelling of German Diering, a variant of Döring ( see Doering ).

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

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Sources (7)

  • David During in household of James During, "United States Census, 1860"
  • D Dearing in household of J Dearing, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Dearing, "Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865"

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