Angelica New Kirk

1856–
New York, United States

The Life of Angelica

When Angelica New Kirk was born in 1856, in New York, United States, her father, Morris Newkirk, was 53 and her mother, Hannah N Thompson, was 42. She lived in Goshen, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Morris Newkirk
1803–
Hannah N Thompson
1814–
Horrace Newkiirk
1839–1918
George Newkirk
1841–
Mary E Newkirk
1843–
Abbigail Newkirk
1845–
Adelia J Newkirk
1846–
Spencer Newkirk
1849–
William Newkirk
1854–
Angelica New Kirk
1856–

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 61

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a newcomer to an area, from Middle English newe ‘new’.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a yew tree, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten ewe ‘at the yew’ (Old English æt ðæm ēowe).3 German and Jewish (American): Translation of German Neu .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Angeline Newkirk in household of Harriet E Newkirk, "United States Census, 1860"

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