John Alvis

Brief Life History of John

When John Alvis was born in 1815, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Zachariah Cole Alvis, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Pheraby Barnett, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Cole Alvis
1783–1868
Margaret Pheraby Barnett
1780–1825
Henry G Alves
1803–
William Carter Alvis
1810–1868
Melcina Alvis
1816–1880
Margaret Alvis
1811–1875
John Alvis
1815–
Mary Jane Alvis
1819–1865
Gabriel M Alvis
1821–1900
Mary A Alvis
1825–1865
Zachariah Barnett Alvis
1825–1892

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    World Events (3)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    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

    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.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Alvey , with excrescent -s.

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

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