Samuel Caughey

1825–Male
Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Caughey was born in 1825, in Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 38

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Irish (pronounced ‘ko-hi’):1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’). 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh ( see Mulcahy ).

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

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