Lucinda Huestis

1822–Female
Westport, Westport, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Lucinda

When Lucinda Huestis was born in 1822, in Westport, Westport, Essex, New York, United States, her father, William Huestis, was 35 and her mother, Abigail Collins, was 38. She lived in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

William Huestis
1787–1863
Abigail Collins
1784–1865
William Herbert Huestis
1811–
Lucena Huestis
1815–
Lurancy Huestis
1817–
Lucetta Huestis
1820–1848
Lucinda Huestis
1822–
Revilo Millington Huestis
1824–1899

Parents and Siblings

    William Huestis

    Male1787–1863Male

    Female1784–1865Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 41

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a variant of English Eustace . Compare Heustis .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Lucinda Heustice in household of Wm Heustice, "United States Census, 1850"

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