Simeon Dean

26 November 1818–28 August 1906 (Age 87)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Dean was born on 26 November 1818, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Dean, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Lovell, was 24. He married Miriam Bruce about 1860, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Scott Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 28 August 1906, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Harlansburg, Scott Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Simeon Dean
Miriam Bruce
Marriage: about 1860
Elizabeth L Dean
Harriett Jane Dean
Ada Z. Dean
Annie M. Dean
Ulysses Simean Dean

Spouse and Children

about 1860
Pennsylvania, United States


    Elizabeth L Dean


    Harriett Jane Dean


    Ada Z. Dean


    Annie M. Dean


    Ulysses Simean Dean


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

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.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Simeon Dean in household of Zechariah Dean, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Simeon Dean, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Simeon Dean in household of Ulysses S Dean, "United States Census, 1900"

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