Jeremiah Douglass

28 May 1832–28 June 1907 (Age 75)
Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Douglass was born on 28 May 1832, in Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, Jeremiah Douglass, was 29 and his mother, Mary Catharine Redenbaugh, was 27. He married Martha Jane Mitchell on 11 March 1856, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 28 June 1907, in New Market, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Jeremiah Douglass
Martha Jane Mitchell
Marriage: 11 March 1856
James Lewis Douglass
Amanda Jane Douglass
Mary Hanna Douglas
Mariah Louella Douglass

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  • Marriage
    11 March 1856Montgomery, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act
    Age 4
    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
    Age 24
    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (Durham and Northumbria): variant of Douglas .History: William Douglass, a physician recognized for his identification and description of an epidemic of scarlet fever, was born c. 1691 in Gifford, Haddington County, Scotland, and settled in Boston in 1718. The abolitionist, orator, and journalist Frederick Douglass assumed the name after escaping from slavery in 1838 and traveling to Massachusetts. Son of a white father and a slave with some Indian blood, he was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey c. 1817 in Tuckahoe, MD.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Jesse Douglass, "United States Census, 1870"
    • J D Douglas in entry for James Douglas and Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Jeremiah Douglass, "United States Census, 1900"

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