Caroline Bevier

28 July 1808–13 October 1875 (Age 67)
Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline

When Caroline Bevier was born on 28 July 1808, in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States, her father, Moses Bevier, was 33 and her mother, Polly Leonard, was 27. She married Thomas Dorman on 19 February 1831. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 October 1875, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Albany, Green, Wisconsin, United States.

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Thomas Dorman
Caroline Bevier
Marriage: 19 February 1831
Robert Dorman
Franklin Dorman
Mary Dorman
Ellen Dorman
Araminta Dorman
Theodore Levi Dorman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1831
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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 4
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 19
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    Name Meaning

    French: from Old French bevier, a measure of land; hence probably a nickname for someone who owned or worked such a piece of land.History: This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

    Sources (7)

    • Caroline Dorrman in household of Thos Dorrman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Caroline Darmon in household of Tho Darmon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Caroline Dorman in entry for Henry Eggleston and Rose E Dorman, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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