Theodosia Sering

1 February 1790–6 September 1809 (Age 19)
Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Theodosia

When Theodosia Sering was born on 1 February 1790, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Sering, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Mann, was 25. She married Jeremiah William Cory Jr. on 31 March 1808, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 6 September 1809, in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States, at the age of 19.

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Jeremiah William Cory Jr.
Theodosia Sering
Marriage: 31 March 1808
Silas Hurin Cory

Spouse and Children

31 March 1808
Warren, Ohio, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of strings or bow strings, from Middle English streng ‘string’, ‘cord’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Theodorus Sevring, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Theodosis Lerring, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Theodocia Seving, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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