Ann Jane Larimer

Brief Life History of Ann Jane

When Ann Jane Larimer was born on 13 February 1822, in Circleville, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Larimer Sr, was 51 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Sheakley, was 38. She died on 19 March 1842, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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  • Ann Jane Larimer, "Find A Grave Index"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1830 · The Oregon Trail

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker and seller ofspurs, bits, and other small metal attachments to harness and tackle.Compare Lorimer .

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

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