Richard R. Cormack

before 1820–
United States

The Life of Richard R.

When Richard R. Cormack was born before 1820, in United States, his father, Rivers Iby Cormack, was 41 and his mother, Frances Robinson, was 22.

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Rivers Iby Cormack
Frances Robinson
Pleasant R Cormack
Richard R. Cormack
Gideon T. Cormack
Eliza Cormack
Nancy Cormack
Thomas J Cormack
Martha Anne Cormack

Parents and Siblings


    Frances Robinson




    Pleasant R Cormack


    Gideon T. Cormack



    Eliza Cormack


    Nancy Cormack


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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

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 0

"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."
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McCormack ( see McCormick ).

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

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