Roswell Rawson

1815–1829 (Age 14)
Lenox, Lenox, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Roswell

When Roswell Rawson was born in 1815, in Lenox, Lenox, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Josiah Rawson Junior, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Sally Buffum, was 27. He died in 1829, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Rawson Junior
1780–1861
Sarah Sally Buffum
1788–1848
Diana Rawson
1806–1879
Horatio Rawson
1807–1871
Eunice Rawson
1809–1886
Aurilla Rawson
1810–1865
Mahala Rawson
1812–
Roswell Rawson
1815–1829
Josiah Rawson
1818–1872
David B Rawson
1826–1897
Tryphena Rawson
1828–1909

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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 5

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

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 (chiefly Yorkshire): patronymic from Raw 1.

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

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