Hepsey Barrus

Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Hepsey

When Hepsey Barrus was born in 1849, in Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Delancy Barrus, was 38 and her mother, Emily Smith, was 30. She lived in Rome Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1850.

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Delancy Barrus
Emily Smith
Laroy S Barrus
Harriet Ann Barrus
Annette P. Barrus
Luther L. Barrus
Luke Bennett Bonet Barrus
Hester Ette Barrus
Hepsey Barrus

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
Age 5
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 32
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Barrows .

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

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  • Hessey Barrass in household of Delaney Barrass, "United States Census, 1850"

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