Aurilla Washburn

6 January 1817–27 December 1907 (Age 90)
New York, United States

The Life Summary 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
1816–1905
Aurilla Washburn
1817–1907
Marriage: 1838
Marietta P Day
1839–1918
Cynthia E Day
1843–1907
Arvilla Adelia Day
1844–1930
Celynda Day
1846–1927
Angeline Day
1851–1937
Oliver Chauncey Day
1853–1931
Albert Linden Day
1859–1937

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1838
  • Children

    (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    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. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1846
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Washburne

    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 …

    Sources (9)

    • Orrilla Day in household of Chancy Day, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Orvilla Day in household of Chauncy Day, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Orilla Washburn in entry for Cynthia E Hurlbut, "New York, Church and Civil Deaths, 1824-1962"

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