Michal Lynn

4 October 1809–9 November 1891 (Age 82)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Michal

When Michal Lynn was born on 4 October 1809, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Lynn, was 24 and her mother, Patsey Barbee, was 23. She married Henry Marcrum on 6 January 1826. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 November 1891, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Trenton, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Marcrum
1802–1884
Michal Lynn
1809–1891
Marriage: 6 January 1826
Nancy Bridget Marcum
1828–1904
Jefferson Marcum
1832–
Henderson Judge Marcum
1833–
Matthew T Marcram
1836–1909
Emmaline Marcrum
1840–1924
Hiram Alexander Markham
1841–1914
Mary Jane Marcum
1843–1924
Frank Markham
1844–1932
John Marcum
1847–1902
Benjamin Marcum
1849–1916
Amanda Markham
1852–1903

Spouse and Children

    Henry Marcrum

    Male1802–1884Male

    Female1809–1891Female

MARRIAGE
6 January 1826
children

(11)

    Nancy Bridget Marcum

    Female1828–1904Female

    Jefferson Marcum

    Male1832–Male

    Henderson Judge Marcum

    Male1833–Male

    Matthew T Marcram

    Male1836–1909Male

    Emmaline Marcrum

    Female1840–1924Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Lynn

    Male1785–1841Male

    Female1786–Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 21

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 23

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michell Marcum in household of Henry Marcum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Melissa Markham in household of Henry Markham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mikes Marcum in household of Henry Marcum, "United States Census, 1860"

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