Aaron Mayhew

14 June 1798–1 July 1873 (Age 75)
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Mayhew was born on 14 June 1798, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, Alexander Mayhew, was 30 and his mother, Lydia Thurman, was 22. He married Sarah B "Sallie" Hill on 25 April 1818, in Allen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mississippi, United States in 1870. He died on 1 July 1873, in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Thaxton, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Mayhew
1798–1873
Sarah B "Sallie" Hill
1800–1873
Marriage: 25 April 1818
Pauline Mayhew
1819–
Alfred M Mayhew
1820–1902
Aaron S Mayhew
1826–
John R. Mayhew
1831–
Mahala Mayhew
1823–1893
Carrol C Mayhew
1824–
Emaline Mayhew
1827–1858
Francis Marion Mayhew
1829–1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 April 1818
Allen, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Pauline Mayhew

    Female1819–Female

    Alfred M Mayhew

    Male1820–1902Male

    Mahala Mayhew

    Female1823–1893Female

    Carrol C Mayhew

    Male1824–Male

    Aaron S Mayhew

    Male1826–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 14

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman French personal name Mahieu, a variant of Mathieu ( see Matthew ).2 Anglicized form of French Mailloux .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aaron Mayhen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aaron Mayhew, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aaron S. Mayhew, "Find A Grave Index"

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