Judah Rorie

about 1820–
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Judah

When Judah Rorie was born about 1820, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Buxton Rorie, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Jane Petty, was 26.

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William Buxton Rorie
Nancy Jane Petty
William Duren Rorie
Judah Rorie
Jane Petty Rorie
Caroline Rorie
Mary Mollie Rorie
Buxton Petty Rorie
Lethia Rorie
Judah Judy Rorie
Susannah Rorie
Susannah Rorie
Thomas Z. Rorie
James J. Rorie
Elizabeth Ann Rorie
Jonathan P. Rorie

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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."
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 10

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Tyrone): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí ‘son of Rory’ ( see McCrory ).

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

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