Emily Chamness

Brief Life History of Emily

When Emily Chamness was born in 1825, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Edward Chamness, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Woody, was 39. She married Daniel Carter about 1846. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 13 July 1883, at the age of 58, and was buried in Monrovia, Monroe Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Larkin B Carter
1817–1875
Emily Chamness
1825–1883
Marriage: 20 December 1860
William Morris Carter
1861–1923
Joseph E Carter
1866–1930
Daniel Milton Carter
1868–1903

Sources (6)

  • Emily Carter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emily Chornnep, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Emily Carter, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

1830 · Trail of Tears

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.

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

English (London): habitational name for someone from Champagne, from Anglo-Norman French le champeneis, Middle English champenais, champeney. The name was originally freely interchangeable with the synonymous Champion 2. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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