Robert Massengale

Maleabout 1809–

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Massengale was born about 1809, in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States, his father, Allen Benjamin MASSENGALE, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Lucretia Lawler, was 23.

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Allen Benjamin MASSENGALE
Margaret Lucretia Lawler
Robert Massengale
Lucretia Theresa Massengale
Marcus M Massengale
David Robert Massengill
Jehu B Massengale
Mary Jane Massengale
Solomon B. Massengale
Adaline Massengale
Jehew Ruby Massengale

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    World Events (3)


    Age 3

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

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 3

    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.

    1819 · Alabama Becomes a State

    Age 10

    Alabama became the twenty-second state admitted to the Union on December 14, 1819.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Masongill (see Massengill ).

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

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