Lucy Widener

1793–25 October 1854 (Age 61)
Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life 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 5 sons and 9 daughters with David “Long 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 “Long David” Thomas
1792–1854
Lucy Widener
1793–1854
James Thomas
1812–
Nancy A. Thomas
1829–1860
Elizabeth Jane Thomas
1814–1890
Isaac Thomas
1817–
Susannah Thomas
1822–1907
Joseph Rufus Thomas
1822–1885
Rachel Thomas
1823–1870
Nancy Thomas
1826–1884
Sarah Jane Allison Thomas
1827–1901
Sarah Thomas
1827–1894
Ellen J. Thomas
1828–
Eleanor J Thomas
1830–1893
Thomas
1831–
Andrew Jackson Thomas Sr.
1836–

Spouse and Children

    David “Long David” Thomas

    Male1792–1854Male

    Female1793–1854Female

children

(14)

    Male1812–Male

    Female1814–1890Female

    Isaac Thomas

    Male1817–Male

    Susannah Thomas

    Female1822–1907Female

    Joseph Rufus Thomas

    Male1822–1885Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1758–1843Male

    Elizabeth Robinson

    Female1758–1821Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

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.

Age 7

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

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Weidner ‘hunter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Thomas in household of David Thomas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Thomas in entry for David Thomas, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Lucy Thomas in entry for David Thomas, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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