Caroline Beggs

1864–1879 (Age 15)
Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Beggs was born in 1864, in Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States, her father, John Henry Beggs, was 56 and her mother, Jane Bridges, was 47. She died on 19 November 1879, in her hometown, at the age of 15, and was buried in Oliver Cemetery, Bloomfield Township, Johnson, Illinois, United States.

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John Henry Beggs
Jane Bridges
Jane Beggs
James Marshall Beggs
John Beggs
Henry Beggs
Margaret Ellen Beggs
Thomas Franklin Beggs
Alonzo G. Beggs
Caroline Beggs

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Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 6

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Begg .

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

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