Absolom Chenoweth

about 1784–
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Absolom

When Absolom Chenoweth was born about 1784, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Smith Chenoweth, was 24 and his mother, Catherine Rinker, was 19.

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Family Time Line

William Smith Chenoweth
1760–1838
Catherine Rinker
1765–1810
John Chenoweth
1781–1811
Absolom Chenoweth
1784–
Mary Chenoweth
1787–1878
William I Chenoweth
1788–
Eleanor Chenoweth
1790–1868
Elizabeth S Chenoweth
1792–1855
Catherine Chenoweth
1794–1844
Jacob Chenoweth
1796–1828
Casper Chenoweth
1798–1833
Barbara Chenoweth
1802–1871
Sarah Chenoweth
1807–1873
Mason Chenoweth
1821–1880
Ann Martindale
1822–1864
Margaret Martindale
1826–1893

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 3

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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

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