John H Raught

16 October 1799–30 May 1867 (Age 67)
Claverack, Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of John H

When John H Raught was born on 16 October 1799, in Claverack, Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Henry Raught, was 23 and his mother, Maria Silvernail, was 22. He married Polly Edwards in 1819, in Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Livingston, Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States in 1850 and Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States in 1855. He died on 30 May 1867, at the age of 67, and was buried in Churchtown, Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H Raught
1799–1867
Polly Edwards
1791–1883
Marriage: 1819
Richard Raught
1820–
Sally Ann Raught
1820–
Lavina Raught
1823–1913
Elisabeth M Badilda Raught
1825–
John Edward Rought
1828–
Abram E Raught
1829–1894
Hannah Cathrine Rath
1830–
Hannah Raught
1831–
Julia E Raught
1834–1900
John Martin Raught
1837–1863

Spouse and Children

    Male1799–1867Male

    Polly Edwards

    Female1791–1883Female

MARRIAGE
1819
Columbia, New York, United States
children

(10)

    Richard Raught

    Male1820–Male

    Sally Ann Raught

    Female1820–Female

    Lavina Raught

    Female1823–1913Female

    Elisabeth M Badilda Raught

    Female1825–Female

    John Edward Rought

    Male1828–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

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. 

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Rath .2 Possibly also a respelling of English Rought (unexplained).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John M Rought, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Raught, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • John H Raughs, "United States Census, 1850"

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