Oliver Hazard Perry DuVal

8 October 1821–12 June 1880 (Age 58)
robertson Co, Tennessee, Peru

The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry

When Oliver Hazard Perry DuVal was born on 8 October 1821, his father, Humphrey Brooke Duval, was 25 and his mother, Mary Anderson Clay, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Caroline Lovell. He died on 12 June 1880, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 58.

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Oliver Hazard Perry DuVal
Caroline Lovell
Mary Jane Duval

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name from Old French du val ‘from the valley’ (from Latin vallis).2 English: variant of Duvall 1.

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

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