Malinda Bozarth

1818–31 December 1879 (Age 62)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Malinda

When Malinda Bozarth was born in 1818, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, Levi Bozarth, was 43 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Pierce, was 32. She married John Lockard Dearman about 1840. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 31 December 1879, at the age of 61, and was buried in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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John Lockard Dearman
Malinda Bozarth
Marriage: about 1840
Levi Lafayette Dearman
Sophronia Dearman
Alexander M. Dearman
Sarah E. Dearman
Missouri Dearman
James Knox Polk Dearman
John L. Dearman
Josephine F. Dearman

Spouse and Children

about 1840


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 17

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of Swiss German Bozenhardt, a habitational name from Botzenhardt in Württemberg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melinda Dearman in household of J L Dearman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Malinda Dearman in household of John L Dearman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Malinda Dearman in household of John L Dearman, "United States Census, 1860"

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