Almira Mudge

about 1823–
Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira Mudge was born about 1823, in Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States, her father, James Mudge, was 51 and her mother, Nancey Skinner, was 41. She lived in Pharsalia, Pharsalia, Chenango, New York, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Mudge
1772–1863
Nancey Skinner
1782–1851
Almond Mudge
1806–1822
Almira Mudge
1823–
Julia Ann Mudge
1825–
Sally Mudge
1808–1861
David D Mudge
1810–1882
Olive Mudge
1812–
Ransom Mudge
1814–1891
Rachel Mudge
1821–1838

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 40

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from an unattested Old English personal name, Mugga.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Allison Mudge in household of James Mudge, "United States Census, 1850"

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