James H Phinney

9 May 1819–29 August 1885 (Age 66)
Monroeton, Monroe, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James H

James H Phinney was born on 9 May 1819, in Monroeton, Monroe, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Catharine Maria Hinman. He lived in Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 August 1885, in Monroeton, Monroe, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James H Phinney
Catharine Maria Hinman
Kate L Phinney
Jessie Corinne Phinney
Charles Harvey Phinney
James Fredrick Phinney

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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal
Age 1
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.
1820 · Making Land more affordable
Age 1
The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then "The West". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors.
Age 27
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Finney . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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Sources (9)

  • James H Phiney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J H Phinney in entry for Chas Harvey Phinney, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • James H Phinney in entry for Charles Harvey Phinney, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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