Matilda MerrittAge: 74 years1792–1866
- Matilda Merritt
- Given names
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792|
Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
|George Washington Relected|| December 5, 1792|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799 (Age 7 years)|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
|Marriage||Joseph Venable — View this family|
May 19, 1809 (Age 17 years)
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810 (Age 18 years)|
Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
|New Madrid Earthquake|| December 16, 1811 (Age 19 years)|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
| Birth of a son|
|Leroy Venable Sr.|
April 10, 1816 (Age 24 years)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819 (Age 27 years)|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|Death of a husband||Joseph Venable|
between 1825 and 1830 (Age 33 years)
|Marriage of a child||Leroy Venable Sr. — Rachel Ann McQueen — View this family|
1838 (Age 46 years)
|The American Civil War Begins|| April 12, 1861 (Age 69 years)|
Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
|The American Civil War Ends|| May 13, 1865 (Age 73 years)|
Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
|Death|| 1866 (Age 74 years)|
|Last change|| January 31, 2014 – 00:16:08|
|Family with Joseph Venable|
Birth: 1790 — Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Death: between 1825 and 1830 — Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
Birth: 1792 — Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Marriage: May 19, 1809 — Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Leroy Venable Sr.
Birth: April 10, 1816 26 24 — Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
Death: January 29, 1892 — Owsley County, Kentucky, USA