John Orahood

1799–
Hardy, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Orahood was born in 1799, in Hardy, Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, Caleb Orahood, was 36 and his mother, Phebe Cubberly, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Orahood
1763–1835
Phebe Cubberly
1776–1839
Elizabeth Orahood
1787–
Isaac Orahood
1790–
Jacob Orahood
1801–
Samuel Orahood
1791–1871
James A. Orahood
1792–1857
William Orahood
1795–
Hannah Orahood
1796–1846
Mary Orahood
1797–1861
John Orahood
1799–
Elijah Orahood
1800–1856
Phoebe Orahood
1802–1860
Caleb Orahood
1805–1845
Ozilla Orahood
1808–1863
Jemima Orahood
1810–1873
Elizabeth Orahood
1813–1866

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 13

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Name Meaning

Said to be of Scottish origin, but the etymology is unexplained.

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

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