Samuel Darst

19 December 1819–13 September 1856 (Age 36)
St Charles, District, Missouri, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Darst was born on 19 December 1819, his father, Abraham Darst, was 33 and his mother, Jemima Brownfield, was 22. He married Eliza Scott on 19 July 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 September 1856, in Gonzales, Texas, United States, at the age of 36.

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Samuel Darst
Eliza Scott
Marriage: 19 July 1846
Albert Wharton Darst

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19 July 1846


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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

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.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 11

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

PA-German variant of Durst .

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

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