Samuel Standefer

13 March 1777–13 June 1840 (Age 63)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Standefer was born on 13 March 1777, in Virginia, United States, his father, Israel M. Standifer Sr., was 36 and his mother, Susannah Heard, was 27. He married Mrs Elizabeth Standifer on 29 December 1799, in Eccles, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 June 1840, in Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hardcastle Cemetery, Linder Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Samuel Standefer
Mrs Elizabeth Standifer
Marriage: 29 December 1799
Francis Marion Standefer

Spouse and Children

29 December 1799
Eccles, Lancashire, England


    Francis Marion Standefer


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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 3

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

See Standifer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Sandiford, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Samuel Standefer, "Find A Grave Index"

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