Samuel J. Person

1802–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel J.

When Samuel J. Person was born in 1802, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Person, was 37 and his mother, Tabitha Powell, was 37. He had at least 1 son.

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Samuel J. Person
1802–
William Thomas Person
1824–1869

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    William Thomas Person

    Male1824–1869Male

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 1

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

Age 1

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.
1804 · Walton War

Age 2

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Swedish Persson .2 German: patronymic from Peer, Low German variant of Peter .3 French (mainly northeastern): reduced form of Per(r)esson, from a pet form (with double diminutive suffix -eçon, -esson) of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter .

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

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