Lucy Amanda Emery

Female21 August 1837–2 April 1893

Brief Life History of Lucy Amanda

When Lucy Amanda Emery was born on 21 August 1837, in Groton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, her father, Noah Emery I, was 46 and her mother, Mary Polly Page, was 38. She married Ephraim Danforth on 24 January 1854. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States in 1860. She died on 2 April 1893, in Groton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Groton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Danforth
Lucy Amanda Emery
Marriage: 24 January 1854
Addie Alfretta Danforth
William Reilley Danforth

Sources (16)

  • Lucy Emory in household of Noah Emory, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Lucy Emery Danforth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Amanda Emery Danforth, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1854
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 9

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


    Age 26

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

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 27

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.

    French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .

    Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

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    Story Highlight

    647. Noah9 Emery (John8, Charles7, Simon J.6, Daniel5, James4, Anthony3, John2, Richard1), b. 18-JUL-1791 in Newbury, Orange Co., VT, d. 10-OCT-1875 in Groton, Caledonia Co., VT. He married Mary "Poll …

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