Abner Guernsey

14 July 1801–1 November 1828 (Age 27)
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Abner

When Abner Guernsey was born on 14 July 1801, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, his father, Chauncey C Guernsey, was 27 and his mother, Lucy E Hoyt, was 21. He died on 1 November 1828, in Poultney, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in East Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey C Guernsey
1773–1838
Lucy E Hoyt
1779–1854
Abner Guernsey
1801–1828
Hoyt Guernsey
1804–1834
Phebe Guernsey
1806–1841
Norman Guernsey
1808–1869
Amanda Guernsey
1810–
Sarah Melinda Guernsey
1810–1842
Mary Ann Guernsey
1813–1847
Harriet Amanda Guernsey
1815–1846
Laura Matilda Guernsey
1817–1866
Solomon Chauncey Guernsey
1821–1843

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World Events (8)

1803
Age 2
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size
Age 2
The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1812
Age 11
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (southern): habitational name from the island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. The name of the island is from the Old Norse ey ‘island’, with an uncertain first element, perhaps the male personal name Grani in the genitive case with original -ar, or from a genitive case form of grǫn ‘pine’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

Possible Related Names

Gurnsey

Sources (3)

  • Abner Garnsey, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Abner Guernsey, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Abner Guernsey, "Find A Grave Index"

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