Aurilla Washburn

Female6 January 1817–27 December 1907

Brief Life History of Aurilla

When Aurilla Washburn was born on 6 January 1817, in New York, United States, her father, Rufus Washburn, was 26 and her mother, Aurillia Stevens, was 16. She married Chauncey Day in 1838. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lysander, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1880 and De Peyster, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 27 December 1907, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Woodworth Cemetery, Ruby Corner, Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Day
Aurilla Washburn
Marriage: 1838
Marietta P Day
Cynthia E Day
Arvilla Adelia Day
Celynda Day
Angeline Day
Oliver Chauncey Day
Albert Linden Day

Sources (9)

  • Orrilla Day in household of Chancy Day, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aurilla A. Washburn Day, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Arvilla Washburn Day in entry for Mrs Marietta Mills Woodworth, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 3

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.


    Age 29

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Great and Little Washbourne (Gloucestershire), or Washbourne in Halwell (Devon). The Gloucestershire placename derives from Old English wæsse (genitive wæssan) ‘wet place, swamp, marsh’ + burna ‘spring, stream’. The Devon placename derives from Old English wæsce ‘place for washing’ + burna.

    History: John Washburn came to MA in 1626 and settled in Duxbury, MA, in 1632.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Aurilla A. Washburn Day

    Birth: Jan. 6, 1817 Death: Dec. 27, 1907 Daughter of Rufus and Orilla Stevens Washburn. Gouverneur Free Press Jan 1, 1908 Mrs. Orilla Day The funeral of Mrs. Orilla Day, whose death occurred Friday …

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