Comfort Deadman

1758–1852 (Age 94)
St. James Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Comfort

When Comfort Deadman was born in 1758, in St. James Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Edmond Deadman, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Corbin, was 24. She married Reason "Rezen" Sprigg about 1789, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1852, in Township 5 Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Reason "Rezen" Sprigg
1766–1846
Comfort Deadman
1758–1852
Marriage: about 1789
Elijah Spriggs
1791–1827
Gilead Sprigg
1795–1849
Male Sprigg
1797–
Sarah Spriggs
1798–1862
Unknown Sprigg
1810–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1789
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Male1791–1827Male

    Gilead Sprigg

    Male1795–1849Male

    Male Sprigg

    Male1797–Male

    Sarah Spriggs

    Female1798–1862Female

    Unknown Sprigg

    Female1810–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 18

Maryland is the 7th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 25

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: status name from Middle English hefdman ‘chief’, ‘headman’, ‘leader’ (Old English hēfodman).

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

Sources (3)

  • North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970; Rowan, North Carolina
  • Deeds, 1828-1866; index to deeds, 1828-1956
  • Deeds, 1828-1866; index to deeds, 1828-1956

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