Mahala Lazarus

about 1790–
Barnwell, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mahala

When Mahala Lazarus was born about 1790, in Barnwell, South Carolina, United States, her father, Lazarus, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Long, was 20.

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1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 2

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."

Name Meaning

A scriptural name, from "El-azár" in Hebrew, signifying "whom God aids."

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