Leah Wollam

9 April 1800–20 November 1873 (Age 73)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Leah

When Leah Wollam was born on 9 April 1800, in Maryland, United States, her father, John Wollam, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Duffield, was 25. She married Amos Gorrell on 24 May 1827, in Calcutta, Saint Clair Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Scioto Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 20 November 1873, in Huntington Township, Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Denver Cemetery, Denver, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Gorrell
Leah Wollam
Marriage: 24 May 1827
Sarah Gorrell
James Gorrell
Duffield Gorrell
John Gorrell
Amos Gorrell Jr.
Joseph Wollam Gorrell

Spouse and Children

24 May 1827
Calcutta, Saint Clair Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 3

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 20

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Woolen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leea Gorrell in household of Amous Gorrell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Leah Gorrell in household of Amos Gorrell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Leah Gorrell in household of Amos Gorrell, "United States Census, 1850"

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