Mary Bricker

Female1839–

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Mary Bricker was born in 1839, in United States.

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    1846

    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1863

    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 24

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Brücker (see Brucker ) or Brügger (see Bruegger ).

    Americanized form of German Brücher (see Brucher ).

    English: habitational name from Brickworth in Whiteparish, Wiltshire, recorded as Bricore and Brikore in 1268. The placename consists of an uncertain first element + Old English ōra ‘slope, ridge’.

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

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