Elizabeth Cherry

Marengo, Alabama, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Cherry was born in 1830, in Marengo, Alabama, United States, her father, Jarrard William Cherry, was 34 and her mother, Susan Jenkins, was 33. She lived in Kemper, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Lauderdale, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States in 1880.

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Jarrard William Cherry
Susan Jenkins
Caroline Cherry
Elizabeth Cherry
Henry Farris Cherry
Lucinda Jane Cherry
Margaret W Cherry
Letitia Cherry
William J Cherry

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 19

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 31

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.2 Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie Cherry in household of Henry A Ware, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Cherry in household of Jarret W Cherry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Cherry in household of H A Ware, "United States Census, 1860"

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