Lucy Mansur

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Mansur was born on 13 October 1794, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Elijah Mansur, was 26 and her mother, Lucy Messer, was 24. She married Stephen Abbott on 25 December 1823, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 March 1861, in Rumford Point, Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in East Ellis Cemetery, Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Stephen Abbott
Lucy Mansur
Marriage: 25 December 1823
Charles Henry Abbot
Maria Henriette Abbott

Sources (12)

  • Lucy Abbott in household of Stephen Abbott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Mansuer, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Lucy Mansur Abbott, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Historical Boundaries: 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Arabic/Muslim Aamer, Ahsan, Aly, Amera, Arzu, Ashfaque, Baber, Faruq, Hala, Hamed, Haris, Hossein.

Arabic: from a personal name based on the Arabic word manṣūr ‘victorious, triumphant’ which is also part of compound names such as Manṣūr-ud-Dīn ‘victorious in religion’. This surname is found among both Muslims and Christians. Compare Mansoor , Mansor , Mansour , and Manzur 1.

History: Al-Manṣūr Abu-Jaʿfar (c. 712–75) was the second of the Abbasid caliphs. He built the city of Baghdad in 762 and is considered the real founder of the Abbasid caliphate.

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

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