Lucy Bunnel Hosford

11 January 1799–13 July 1875 (Age 76)
Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucy Bunnel

When Lucy Bunnel Hosford was born on 11 January 1799, in Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Captain Ezekiel Hosford, was 25 and her mother, Hannah Brown Foote, was 25. She married Horace Tuller in January 1823. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 July 1875, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Tuller
1796–1854
Lucy Bunnel Hosford
1799–1875
Marriage: January 1823
Marie Tuller
1831–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
January 1823
children

(1)

    Marie Tuller

    Female1831–1909Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 3

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

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. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Horsford . The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Tuller in household of Horace Tuller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Hosford, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Lucy Hosford Tuller, "Find A Grave Index"

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