Adelia Dunlop


Brief Life History of Adelia

When Adelia Dunlop was born in 1819, in Newport Barracks, Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Stuart Dunlop, was 15 and her mother, Lucinda Ellis, was 16.

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William Stuart Dunlop
Lucinda Ellis
Adelia Dunlop
John Milton Dunlop
Clarence Edward Dunlop
Jerusha Ann Dunlop
Edward C Dunlop

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Adelia Dunlop - Published information: birth: 1819; Fort Washington, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

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. 

1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 0

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Ayrshire and Lanarkshire): variant of Dunlap .

Irish (Ulster): in Ireland, sometimes adopted for Dunleavy , and also sometimes adopted for Gaelic Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, a byname from lápán ‘mire, dirt’ (used figuratively of a poor man) or ‘little paw’.

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

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