Edward B Atcher

Male6 February 1820–11 March 1879

Brief Life History of Edward B

When Edward B Atcher was born on 6 February 1820, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Christopher Atcher, was 45 and his mother, Rachael Brashears, was 38. He married Matilda L Early on 28 December 1845, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 7 Haycraft, Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 11 March 1879, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fort Knox, Hardin, Kentucky, United States.

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Edward B Atcher
Matilda L Early
Marriage: 28 December 1845
William Atcher
about 1844–

Sources (8)

  • Edward B Atcher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edward B. Atcher - Published information: birth-name: Edward B. Atcher
  • Edward Atcher, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1845Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 10

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hatcher .

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

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