Wesley Bewley

19 February 1814–4 November 1834 (Age 20)
Cherokee, Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Wesley

When Wesley Bewley was born on 19 February 1814, in Cherokee, Washington, Tennessee, United States, his father, John George Bewley, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Catharine Hunter, was 37. He died on 4 November 1834, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

John George Bewley
Sarah Catharine Hunter
Rebecca Bewley
George Bewley
John William Bewley
Mary Bewley
Anthony Bewley
Wells C Bewley
Isaac Wilkinson Bewley
Sarah Elizabeth Bewley
Wesley Bewley
Francis Asbury Bewley
Catherine Axley Bewley
Minerva D. Bewley

Parents and Siblings

    John George Bewley


    Sarah Catharine Hunter




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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.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 6

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bewley Castle in the former county of Westmorland (now part of Cumbria), from Bewley in Durham, or from Beaulieu in Hampshire ( see Beaulieu ), all named with beu ‘lovely’ + lieu ‘place’.

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

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