Charity Miller Van Dyke

Brief Life History of Charity Miller

When Charity Miller Van Dyke was born on 24 February 1791, in Cedar Bluff, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, John Van Dyke, was 41 and her mother, Charlotte Miller, was 12. She married Jeremiah Buchanan Claypool about 1811, in Cedar Bluff, Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 30 December 1855, in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Claypool Hill, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Buchanan Claypool
1769–1846
Charity Miller Van Dyke
1791–1855
Marriage: about 1811
Elizabeth Claypool
1811–1898
Miles D Claypool
1812–1886
Harvey Claypool
1815–1891
Oliver C. Claypool
1818–
Ephraim M Claypool
1819–1901
James V Claypool
1821–1916
Jamey Claypool
1821–
Rev. John Wesley Claypool
1823–1895
Jeremiah Burdine Claypool
1827–1908
Cosby Claypole
1831–
Elam Claypool
1834–1862
Eber L Claypool
1834–

Sources (17)

  • Charity Claypole, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charity Claypool, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Charlott, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1800 · Established

Jeffersonville was established as the county seat of the newly created county in 1800.

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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Joseph & Abigail Osborn Claypool - Their Migration and Children

Source: The Claypoole Family in America Repository: Family History Library; Salt Lake City, Utah Call No. FHL897460 p. 157 Joseph Claypool (James, James, James or Norton) was born about 1735; died 7 …

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