Zalinda Dennett

12 November 1820–5 September 1847 (Age 26)
Saco, York, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Zalinda

When Zalinda Dennett was born on 12 November 1820, in Saco, York, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Dennett, was 38 and her mother, Love Wingate Wing, was 26. She married Joseph Brown on 1 October 1840, in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States. She died on 5 September 1847, at the age of 26.

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Joseph Brown
Zalinda Dennett
Marriage: 1 October 1840

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1840Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    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 5
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 10
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a pet form of Middle English Denis (see Dennis ), or possibly from a pet form of Denise, as, for example, Denote, a female character in Piers Plowman.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (6)

    • Zelinda Dermet, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Zelinda Dennett, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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