James Pell

Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of James

When James Pell was born in 1825, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, his father, William Pell Jr, was 35 and his mother, Louvisa Weatherington, was 30.

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William Pell Jr
Louvisa Weatherington
Elizabeth Pell
Joesph Barber Pell
Nancy Pell
Lily Margaret Pell
Timothy Pell
Mary A Pell
James Pell
William Pell
Jane Pell
Daniel Webster Pell

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 0

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Pell, a pet form of Peter .2 English: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in furs, from Middle English, Old French pel ‘skin’.3 English: variant of Pill 1.

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

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