Harriet Spelman

31 July 1814–8 September 1844 (Age 30)
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Spelman was born on 31 July 1814, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Stephen Spelman Jr., was 41 and her mother, Charity Tinker, was 39. She died on 8 September 1844, at the age of 30, and was buried in Granville Center, Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Spelman Jr.
1773–1870
Charity Tinker
1774–1859
Melissa Spelman
1802–1859
Charity Spelman
1805–1859
Caroline Spelman
1806–1896
Clarissa Spelman
1808–1900
Harriet Spelman
1814–1844

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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 11

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: variant of Speller .

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

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  • Harriet Spelman, "Find A Grave Index"

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