John H Raught

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

The Life Summary 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 Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States in 1855 and Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 30 May 1867, in Churchtown, Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States, 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
Polly Edwards
Marriage: 1819
Richard Raught
Sally Ann Raught
Lavina Raught
Elisabeth M Badilda Raught
John Edward Rought
Abram E Raught
Hannah Cathrine Rath
Hannah Raught
Julia E Raught
John Martin Raught

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1819Columbia, New York, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    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

    Americanized form of German Rath .Possibly also an altered form of English Rought, unexplained.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • John M Rought, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Raught, "New York State Census, 1865"
    • John H. Rought in entry for Elvina Rought, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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