Judith Catherine (Penn) McCay (1808 - 1892)

Judith Catherine (Penn) McCay
1808 - 1892
updated June 06, 2019
Judith Catherine (Penn) McCay was born in 1808. She was born into the Penn family and married into the McCay family. She married Jaques B McCay on January 22, 1825 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Judith died in 1892 in New Orleans, Louisiana at 84 years of age.

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January 22, 1825 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States
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Judith Catherine (Penn) McCay passed away in 1892 in New Orleans, Louisiana at 84 years old. She was born in 1808. She married Jaques B McCay on January 22, 1825 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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In 1808, in the year that Judith Catherine (Penn) McCay was born, in late November or early December, the "mystery volcano" erupted. The eruption was so large that it affected air temperatures, the color of the sun, and cloud formations. It is believed the volcano was located in the western Pacific Ocean, somewhere between Indonesia and Tonga. Scientists are still trying to figure out the (exact) where, when, and how.

In 1817, by the time she was only 9 years old, on March 4th, James Monroe was sworn in as the fifth President of the United States. He had run against Rufus King and won 68.2% of the popular vote.

In 1820, Judith was just 12 years old when on February 23rd, a plot to murder the Cabinet of the United Kingdom - called the Cato Street Conspiracy - was discovered in England. Thirteen people were arrested of which five were hanged and decapitated (some people paid for a good view of the hanging, attendance was so large). These were the last beheadings in Great Britain.

In 1838, when she was 30 years old, on May 26th, the Native American Cherokee Nation was forced to march the Trail of Tears - relocating them to west of the Mississippi. When gold was discovered in Georgia in 1828, settlers wanted the Cherokee land. 16,543 natives were forced to march - it is estimated that 2,000 to 6,000 died along the way.

In 1892, in the year of Judith Catherine (Penn) McCay's passing, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

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