John W. Harvey

1813–
Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of John W.

John W. Harvey was born in 1813, in Oneida, New York, United States as the son of Thomas Harvey and Sabra Sarah. He married Betsie E. Powell about 1828, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John W. Harvey
1813–
Betsie E. Powell
1813–1893
Marriage: about 1828
Louisa Elvira Harvey
1831–
Squire Thomas Harvey
1834–1902
James Madison Harvey
1836–1920
William Wallace Harvey
1841–1918
Francis Adelbert Harvey
1843–1921
Clotilda Silva Harvey
1845–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1828
New York, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1765–1849Male

    Sabra Sarah

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(7)

    Harriet Harvey

    Female1774–1847Female

    Betsey Harvey

    Female1802–Female

    Female1805–Female

    Male1813–Male

    Addison Harvey

    Male1814–1889Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 14

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 33

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Breton personal name Aeruiu or Haerviu, composed of the elements haer ‘battle’, ‘carnage’+ vy ‘worthy’, which was brought to England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, for the most part in the Gallicized form Hervé. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a normal development in Middle English and Old French.) Reaney believes that the surname is also occasionally from a Norman personal name, Old German Herewig, composed of the Germanic elements hari, heri ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’.2 Irish: mainly of English origin, in Ulster and County Wexford, but sometimes a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAirmheadhaigh ‘descendant of Airmheadhach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘esteemed’. It seems to be a derivative of Airmheadh, the name borne by a mythological physician.3 Irish (County Fermanagh): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchaidh ‘descendant of Earchadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harvey in entry for William W Harvey, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • John W Harvey in entry for William W Harvey and Lelia M Davis, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John A. Harvey in entry for Frank A Harvey, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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