Malinda Bacon

Female1803–18 August 1880

Brief Life History of Malinda

When Malinda Bacon was born in 1803, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Bacon, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Broyles, was 22. She married Allen "Keicher" Kyker on 22 August 1831, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 18 August 1880, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cherokee, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Allen "Keicher" Kyker
Malinda Bacon
Marriage: 22 August 1831
Enoch M. Kyker
Leonard Kyker
Eleanor Kyker
Jane Kyker
John Kyker
Nancy Ann Kyker

Sources (16)

  • Malnida Krecker in household of Allen Krecker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Malinda Bacon, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Malinda Bocon in entry for Nancy Ann Roberts, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1831Washington, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 0

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

    English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.

    History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.

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

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