Betsey Hoxie

about 1786–
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Hoxie was born about 1786, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, her father, William Hoxsie, was 28 and her mother, Edith Kenyon, was 26. She married Kenyon about 1832, in United States.

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Betsey Hoxie
Marriage: about 1832

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about 1832
United States

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 11

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 33

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

Possibly an altered form of English Hawksey, a Lancashire name, which Reaney believes may preserve an old form of Hawkshaw, a habitational name from Hawkshaw in Lancashire. Compare Hoxworth .

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

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