Henry L. Macy

10 May 1806–9 August 1892 (Age 86)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry L.

When Henry L. Macy was born on 10 May 1806, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Macy, was 27 and his mother, Mary Way, was 24. He married Rachel Trotter on 24 December 1829, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Green Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 9 August 1892, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86.

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Henry L. Macy
Rachel Trotter
Marriage: 24 December 1829
Ruth Ann Macy
Mary Macy
William Macy
Abigail Macy
Louisa Macy
Thomas Clarkson Macy
Margaret J Macy
Sarah A. Macy
Henry Sanford Macy

Spouse and Children


    Rachel Trotter


24 December 1829
Wayne, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 16

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 23

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Massey .

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

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Life History

Henry L. Macy was born in South Carolina, a son of Joseph and Mary (Way) Macy. "Richmond (IN) Enterprise, Friday, August 19, 1892 Henry L. Macy was born May 10th 1806, in the state of South Carolina, …

Sources (3)

  • Henry Masy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry L Macey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry L Macy, "United States Census, 1880"

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