Vashti CHICK

1835–1906 (Age 70)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Vashti

When Vashti CHICK was born in May 1835, in Ohio, United States, her father, William Thomas CHICK, was 41 and her mother, Nancy SKINNER, was 37. She married James DAVIS on 22 April 1860. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died in 1906, in Walton, Tipton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71.

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Vashti CHICK
1835–1906
James DAVIS
1834–
Marriage: 22 April 1860
Emma DAVIS
1862–
Effie DAVIS
1869–
Effie Davis
1869–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1860
children

(3)

  • Female1862–Female

  • Female1869–Female

  • Effie Davis

    Female1869–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 1

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 21

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Middle English chike ‘young fowl’ (a shortened form of chiken), applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred poultry for the table, or as a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment. 2. variant of Cheek .

Possible Related Names

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

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