Lourinda Sally Linda Caton

Female3 January 1809–1832

Brief Life History of Lourinda Sally Linda

When Lourinda Sally Linda Caton was born on 3 January 1809, in Missouri, United States, her father, Noah Caton, was 20 and her mother, Jemima Leah Caton, was 16. She married Nelson Prewitt on 31 January 1824, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1832, at the age of 23.

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Nelson Prewitt
Lourinda Sally Linda Caton
Marriage: 31 January 1824
Sarah M. Prewitt
Emily Jane Prewitt
John Nelson Prewitt

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  • Lourinda S Caten, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954" m bond
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lourinda Sally Linda Caton - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Lourinda Sally Linda Caton

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  • Marriage
    31 January 1824Mercer, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 3

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 10

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Caton in Lancashire, from the Old Norse byname Káti (see Cates ) + tūn.

    English: from the Middle English female personal name Catun, a diminutive of Cat, a pet form of Cateline (i.e. Catherine, see Catlin ).

    English: variant of Keeton or Cayton .

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

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