William Tarter

16 March 1780–5 January 1854 (Age 73)
Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Tarter was born on 16 March 1780, in Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Tarter, was 27 and his mother, Catharina Kolb, was 26. He died on 5 January 1854, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Christian Tarter
1753–1830
Catharina Kolb
1754–1832
John Tarter
1778–
Samuel Tarter
1790–1834
William Tarter
1780–1854
Sarah Tarter
1783–1837
Mary Tarter
1786–1786
Elizabeth Tarter
1786–1873
Margaret Tarter
1792–1875
David Tarter
1794–1864
Peter Tarter
1796–

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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 7

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

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