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Catherine Clark McLaughlin Vansant (1800 - 1871)

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Catherine Clark Clark (McLaughlin) Vansant
1800 - 1871
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1800
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1871
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Catherine Clark McLaughlin Vansant was born in 1800. Her maiden name is McLaughlin and she married into the Vansant family. She died in 1871 at 71 years of age.
Updated: August 24, 2011
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Catherine Clark McLaughlin Vansant died in 1871 at age 71. She was born in 1800. We are unaware of information about Catherine Clark's family or relationships.
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In 1800, in the year that Catherine Clark McLaughlin Vansant was born, on August 30th, educated blacksmith Gabriel Prosser organized a slave revolt. He wanted to capture Richmond and kill all whites - excluding Methodists, Quakers, Frenchmen, and the poor - and become king of a new black nation. The revolt failed, he was captured and hung. Slave laws were tightened in Virginia.

In 1817, Catherine Clark was 17 years old when on December 10th, Mississippi was admitted as the 20th U.S. state. The area was previously called the Mississippi Territory. David Holmes was the first governor of the state.

In 1832, she was 32 years old when by February 12th, a cholera epidemic in London claimed at least 3,000 lives - it eventually killed 6,536. The epidemic spread to France and North America later in the year. Cholera is spread through contaminated food and water but at the time, it was thought to be spread by a "miasmaā€¯ - a bad smell - in the air.

In 1864, when she was 64 years old, on April 22nd, the Coinage Act of 1864 was passed by Congress. It mandated that "In God We Trust" was to be placed on all United States coins and created a 2 cent coin. Later - in 1956 - "In God We Trust" replaced "E Pluribus Unum" - which means out of many, one - as the national motto.

In 1871, in the year of Catherine Clark McLaughlin Vansant's passing, on October 8th, 4 major fires started on the shores of Lake Michigan - in Chicago (Illinois), Peshtigo (Wisconsin), Holland (Michigan) and Manistee (Michigan). The Chicago fire is the most well known of them because it left almost 100,000 people homeless. But the Peshtigo Fire killed around 2,500 people. The casualty count made it the deadliest fire in US history.

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