Eunice M. Vradenburg

1839–18 October 1900 (Age 61)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Eunice M.

When Eunice M. Vradenburg was born in 1839, in Illinois, United States, her father, Stratton Vradenburg, was 35 and her mother, Sabra Jane Mallery, was 33. She married Amasa Barton on 7 February 1856, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Walnut, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 18 October 1900, at the age of 61, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Crawford, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amasa Barton
1823–1883
Eunice M. Vradenburg
1839–1900
Marriage: 7 February 1856
Almeda Barton
1857–1910
Josie Barton
1869–
Albertina Barton
1859–1946
Ida May Barton
1862–
Joseph Stratton Barton
1868–
Charles Barton
1872–1946
William Harry Barton
1874–
Daisy A Barton
1879–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1856
Adams, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

    Almeda Barton

    Female1857–1910Female

    Female1859–1946Female

    Ida May Barton

    Female1862–Female

    Joseph Stratton Barton

    Male1868–Male

    Josie Barton

    Female1869–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 0

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 17

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Vredenburg .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eunice Fredenburgh in household of Stratton Fredenburgh, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eunice M Barton in household of Edward Damerell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • E M Barton in household of Macy Barton, "United States Census, 1870"

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