Betsey Whicker

1844–Female
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Betsey

Betsey Whicker was born in 1844, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Elisha Whicker and Polly.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Whicker
1813–1863
Polly
Elizabeth Whicker
1840–
John B. Whicker
1842–
Betsey Whicker
1844–
Sarah A. Whicker
1846–
Thomas Whicker
1850–
Frank Whicker
1852–
Samuel A. Whicker
1856–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 9

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: topographic or habitational name, from a derivative of Wick .

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

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