Abraham Guyon

21 December 1801–
Richmond, New York, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Guyon was born on 21 December 1801, in Richmond, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Guyon, was 32 and his mother, Frances Garritson, was 29.

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Daniel Guyon
1769–1826
Frances Garritson
1772–1807
Ann Elizabeth Guyon
1796–1833
Daniel Garrestson Guyon
1799–1826
Richard Conner Guyon
1800–
Abraham Guyon
1801–
Sara Guyon
1803–
Cornelius Guyon
1805–

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Guy , from the subject case of the name in Old French.

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

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