Ann Phelps

1808–
Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Phelps was born on 9 August 1808, in Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Ira Phelps, was 45 and her mother, Levee Judd, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Ira Phelps
1763–1848
Levee Judd
1769–1855
Fannie Phelps
1789–1873
Ruby Phelps
1789–1875
Arza Phelps
1792–1807
Louisa Phelps
1794–1854
Richard Judd
1797–
Content Phelps
1799–1800
Sabra Phelps
1803–
Ann Phelps
1808–
Rev. Arza Judd Phelps
1811–1881

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

Possible Related Names

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

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