Laben D. Caplinger

about 1837–
Randolph, Virginia, United States

The Life of Laben D.

When Laben D. Caplinger was born about 1837, in Randolph, Virginia, United States, his father, Solomon Chenoweth Caplinger, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Chenoweth, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Chenoweth Caplinger
1811–1891
Nancy Chenoweth
1816–1858
Laben D. Caplinger
1837–
Martha B Caplinger
1838–1930
Phebe C Caplinger
1840–
Phoebe C. Caplinger
1840–
Sarah E. Caplinger
1842–
Solomon Chenoweth Caplinger
1853–
Calvin Luther Caplinger
1843–1925
Calvin S Caplinger
1848–
Mary Etta Caplinger
1849–1895
Margarette Caplinger
1849–1924

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World Events (3)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German habitational name Köpplinger ( see Keplinger ).

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

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