Luorta

about 1810–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Luorta

Luorta was born about 1810, in Virginia, United States. She married Thomas Abbott in 1830. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Thomas Abbott
1810–
Luorta
1810–
Marriage: 1830
Andrew Jackson Abbott
1835–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1830
, , Virginia, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

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

Age 2

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 34

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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Sources (2)

  • Luorba in entry for Andrew J. Abbott, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Luorta in entry for Andrew J. Abbott and Martha J. Boggess, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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