Greathouse

about 1795–about 1800 (Age 5)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Greathouse

When Greathouse was born about 1795, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Greathouse Sr., was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Bolton, was 35. She died about 1800, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

John Greathouse Sr.
1753–1816
Elizabeth Bolton
1760–1834
John Greathouse, Jr.
1777–1810
Polly Greathouse
1792–1820
Greathouse
1795–1800
Hiram Greathouse
1796–1868
- Greathouse
1796–
Harmon D. Greathouse
1784–1831
Benjamin Greathouse
1785–1851
William Greathouse
1786–1845
William Greathouse
1787–1851
William Greathouse
1787–1851
Isaac Greathouse
1788–1875
David Greathouse
1790–1827
Rebecca Greathouse
1792–1870
Rachel Greathouse
1793–1875
Jesse Greathouse
1794–1875
Jane Greathouse
1797–
Elizabeth Greathouse
1802–1871

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (1)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: Americanized form of Grothaus, habitational name from any of various farms so called, literally ‘big house’, in particular one in Westphalia.

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

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