Marilla Lucinda Currier

about 1821–after 1880 (Age 59)
Holland, Holland, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Marilla Lucinda

When Marilla Lucinda Currier was born about 1821, in Holland, Holland, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Abner Currier, was 38 and her mother, Susannah m Porter, was 33. She married Sanford M. Hunt on 31 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States in 1880. She died after 1880, at the age of 60.

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Sanford M. Hunt
1820–1849
Marilla Lucinda Currier
1821–1880
Marriage: 31 December 1846
Mary Rose Hunt
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1846
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World Events (7)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 6

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 25

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, Middle English curreyour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Marilla Hunt in household of Abner Currier, "United States Census, 1850"
  • M L Pitts in household of Nathan P Currier, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marilla Pitts in household of Charles L Pitts, "United States Census, 1870"

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