Celia E. Debord

22 February 1862–

The Life of Celia E.

When Celia E. Debord was born on 22 February 1862, her father, John Riley Debord, was 34 and her mother, Jemima Herron, was 37. She lived in Spiceland, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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John Riley Debord
Jemima Herron
Louisa Jane Debord
Martha Ann Debord
Debra Molinda Debord
Mary Malita Debord
Sarah Elizabeth DeBord
Phebe Angeline Debord
Susan Emaline Debord
Maurice Emery Debord
Celia E. Debord

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

French:1. habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, for someone from a place called Bord, in Creuse, or from either of two places called Bort, in Puy-de-Dôme and Corrèze. 2. possibly a topographic name for someone who lived at the side of a road, river, or similar, from bord ‘border’, ‘edge’.

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

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  • Sela E Debord in household of John R Debord, "United States Census, 1880"

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