Henry Ledbetter Adcock

Brief Life History of Henry Ledbetter

When Henry Ledbetter Adcock was born in 1823, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Adcock Jr., was 46 and his mother, Kesiah Webb, was 39. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Elizabeth Nealy. He lived in Kemper, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1860. He died before 1870.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ledbetter Adcock
1823–1870
Elizabeth Nealy
1827–
David Adcock
1847–
Mary Adcock
1848–1915
Missouri Adcock
1851–1921
H L Adcock
1853–
Texanna E. Adcock
1855–1914
Tom Adcock
1857–
Almeda Adcock
1860–

Sources (4)

  • Henry Adcock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • H Y Adcock, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • H L Adcock, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Adecoc, one of the many pet forms of Adam , with the hypocoristic suffix -coc/-cok.

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

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