Phineas McKooms

1820–Male
Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Phineas

When Phineas McKooms was born in 1820, in Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, John Andrew McCombs, was 44 and his mother, Magdalena Frank, was 44.

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Family Time Line

John Andrew McCombs
1776–1849
Magdalena Frank
1776–1865
Elizabeth Ann McCombs
1795–1868
George McCombs
1795–
John McCombs
1796–1797
Mary McCombs
1798–
Reuben McKooms
1798–
Richard McKooms
1800–
Andrew McCombs
1802–1887
Catharina McCombs
1804–1862
Maria McCombs
1806–1897
Sarah McCombs
1808–1899
William McCombs
1810–1886
George McCombs
1812–1868
Hannah McCombs
1813–1891
Abigail McCombs
1816–1891
John McCombs
1818–1898
Phineas McKooms
1820–

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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."
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

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