Stephen Maine

about 1816– (Age NaN)
Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Maine was born about 1816, in Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Main, was 42 and his mother, Hannah Chapman, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Main
1774–1862
Hannah Chapman
1776–
Polly Main
1795–
Hannah Chapman Maine
1797–1892
Stephen Maine
1816–
Henry Maine
1818–
Philetus Maine
1818–
Betsy Maine
1820–
Content Maine
1800–1877
Thomas Jefferson Maine
1801–1868
Aaron B. Maine
1804–1875
William F Main
1808–1874
Nancy Gray Maine
1810–1887
Sophia Permilla Maine
1812–1890
Joseph B. Maine
1815–1852

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling’, ‘residence’, ‘abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.2 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Main .3 Catalan (Mainé): variant of Mainer .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Stephen Maine - Published information: birth-name: Stephen Maine

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