Wesley Conner

about 1821–
Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of Wesley

When Wesley Conner was born about 1821, in Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, John Conner, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Goben, was 34.

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Family Time Line

John Conner
1792–1871
Sarah Goben
1787–1842
John Conner
1812–1858
Mary Conner
1819–1846
Isaac Conner
1820–
Wesley Conner
1821–
Alexander Conner
1823–1877
Lewis Conner
1817–1880
Robert Conner
1819–

Parents and Siblings

    John Conner

    Male1792–1871Male

    Female1787–1842Female

siblings

(7)

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World Events (3)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 4

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Connor , now common in Scotland.2 English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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  • Marriage of James Wesley Conner to Ellen S. Childs
  • Death of James Wesley Conner

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