Polly Dixon

14 June 1829–
Clyde, Galen, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Dixon was born on 14 June 1829, in Clyde, Galen, Wayne, New York, United States, her father, Levi Fuller, was 46 and her mother, Doraxa McLouth, was 39. She had at least 3 sons with John S. Van Der Karr. She died in New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John S. Van Der Karr
1822–
Polly Dixon
1829–
George E. Van Der Karr
1847–1853
Lowraine T. Van Der Karr
1851–1853
Burton Vandercarr
1858–

Spouse and Children

    John S. Van Der Karr

    Male1822–Male

    Female1829–Female

children

(3)

    George E. Van Der Karr

    Male1847–1853Male

    Lowraine T. Van Der Karr

    Male1851–1853Male

    Burton Vandercarr

    Male1858–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Josiah Fuller

    Male1809–1809Male

    Tirzah Ursalla Fuller

    Female1810–1891Female

    Martin Fuller

    Male1812–1824Male

    Male1814–1884Male

    Alva Ryan Fuller

    Male1815–1906Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Polly Vandekan in household of John S Vandekarr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Vandercarr in household of John S Vandercarr, "United States Census, 1860"

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