Brim

Brief Life History of Brim

When Brim was born about 1812, in Cazenovia, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Frederick Brim, was 51 and her mother, Margaret Eunice Merrick, was 48.

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Frederick Brim
1762–1822
Margaret Eunice Merrick
1765–1844
Margaret Brim
1787–1874
Henry Brim
1793–1847
Eunice Brim
1794–1861
Brim
1798–1810
Jane Brim
1798–1865
Permelia Brim
1806–1845
Brim
1812–
Alexander Brim
1801–1872
Andrew Brim
1806–1859
Vaness Brim
1810–1880
Alfred Wallace Brim
1815–1897

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    1812

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    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

    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

    English (Bedfordshire): variant of Bream .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from the first letters of Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of rabbi’ and of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name; see also Brill .

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

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