Theodosia Sering

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

The Life Summary 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, Brookville Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States, at the age of 19.

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

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  • Marriage
    31 March 1808Warren, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (7)

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hasso, Alfons, Alois, Arno, Ernst, Erwin, Florian, Gerhard, Guenther, Kurt, Ludwig, Manfred.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German hærinc ‘herring’, German Hering, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, particularly a seller of herrings, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a herring. In some cases the Jewish surname is artificial. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the German and Jewish variant Häring. Compare Haring .German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places and farmhouses so named, for instance near Zeesse in Overijssel, originally inhabited by a certain Here or Hero and his kin. Here or Hero is a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name with the element heri ‘army’.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Theodorus Sevring, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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