Washington Abraham Painter

1834–
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Washington Abraham

When Washington Abraham Painter was born in 1834, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, his father, John Painter, was 29 and his mother, Susanna Harshbarger, was 32. He married Parmelia Jones on 9 April 1878, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Botetourt, Botetourt, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Washington Abraham Painter
1834–
Parmelia Jones
1839–1878
Marriage: 9 April 1878
Lillie Alena Painter
1869–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 April 1878
Parke, Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 10

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1865

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English, Old French peinto(u)r, oblique case of peintre ‘painter’, hence an occupational name for a painter (normally of colored glass). In the Middle Ages the walls of both great and minor churches were covered with painted decorations, and Reaney and Wilson note that in 1308 Hugh le Peyntour and Peter the Pavier were employed ‘making and painting the pavement’ at St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster. The name is widespread in central and southern England.2 German: topographic name for someone living in a fenced enclosure ( see Bainter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Painter in household of Jno Painter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Washington Painter in entry for John Henry Clay and Lillie A Painter, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Washington A Painter, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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