Patience Sophia Washburn

August 1833–1903 (Age 69)
St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Patience Sophia

When Patience Sophia Washburn was born in August 1833, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Nehemiah Washburn, was 33 and her mother, Catherine Thayer, was 26. She married James Markwick about 1856, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1855 and Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1903, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

James Markwick
Patience Sophia Washburn
Marriage: about 1856
Albert H. Markwick
Lucinda Rhoda Markwick
Charles Markwick

Spouse and Children

about 1856
New York, United States


    Albert H. Markwick


    Lucinda Rhoda Markwick


    Charles Markwick


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Washburn river in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English personal name Walc + Old English burna ‘stream’. The river name is first recorded as Walke(s)burna in the early 12th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Patience S Markwick in household of James Markwick, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Patience S Markwick in household of James Markwick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Patience in entry for James Markwick, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"

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