Martha Byer

about 1820–
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Martha

Martha Byer was born about 1820, in Louisiana, United States.

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Roland W Cornelius
1815–
Martha Byer
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."
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 48

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Byers .

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

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