Thomas Bacon

16 September 1817–11 September 1825 (Age 7)
Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Bacon was born on 16 September 1817, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Nathaniel Bacon, was 31 and his mother, Nicy Emery, was 28. He died on 11 September 1825, in his hometown, at the age of 7.

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Nathaniel Bacon
Nicy Emery
Benjamin E Bacon
Carolina Bacon
David F Bacon
Thomas Bacon
Lucinda Bacon
Isaac E Bacon
James L. Bacon

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    Nicy Emery




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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 

Age 3

Maine is the 23rd state.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to Back 1).2 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

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

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  • Thomas Bacon, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Thomas Bacon, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Thomas Bacon, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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