Lucy Widener

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Widener was born in 1793, in Washington, Virginia, United States, her father, Michael Widener, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Robinson, was 35. She had at least 7 sons and 10 daughters with David Thomas. She died on 25 October 1854, in Washington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Washington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Thomas
1792–1854
Lucy Widener
1793–1854
James Thomas
1812–
JAMES Thomas
1813–1863
Elizabeth Jane Thomas
1814–1850
Elizabeth Jane Thomas
1814–1890
Isaac Thomas
1817–
Isaac Thomas
1820–1862
Susannah Thomas
1822–1907
Joseph Rufus Thomas
1822–1885
Rachel Thomas
1823–1872
Nancy Thomas
1826–1884
Sarah Jane Allison Thomas
1827–1901
Sarah Thomas
1827–1894
Eleanor J Thomas
1830–1893
Nancy A. Thomas
1830–1860
Ellen Thomas
1830–
Thomas
1831–
Andrew Jackson Thomas Sr.
1836–1862

Sources (4)

  • Lucy Thomas in household of David Thomas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Thomas in entry for David Thomas, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Lucy Thomas in entry for David Thomas, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

1812

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weidner .

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

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