Chester Spaulding

Male4 August 1814–11 May 1889

Brief Life History of Chester

When Chester Spaulding was born on 4 August 1814, in Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Spaulding, was 24 and his mother, Esther Graves, was 21. He had at least 1 son with Abigail C. Flanders. He lived in Sutton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1850 and Orleans, Vermont, United States in 1890. He died on 11 May 1889, in Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States, at the age of 74.

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Chester Spaulding
Abigail C. Flanders
Chester P Spaulding

Sources (10)

  • Chester Spaulding, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • Chester Spaulding, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"
  • Chester Spaulding, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 

1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 19

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 20

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeenshire) and English (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk): habitational name from Spalding (Lincolnshire), from Old English Spaldas, the name of an Anglian tribe who settled chiefly in the fen-lands of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, + the groupname suffix -ingas. Compare Spafford .

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

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