Pricilla Sturtevant

11 October 1751–16 March 1834 (Age 82)
Halifax, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Pricilla

When Pricilla Sturtevant was born on 11 October 1751, in Halifax, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Josiah Sturtevant, was 31 and her mother, Priscilla Croade, was 23. She married Lieut. John Weston Jr on 23 March 1776, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 16 March 1834, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Pricilla? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lieut. John Weston Jr
1734–1815
Pricilla Sturtevant
1751–1834
Marriage: 23 March 1776
Priscilla Weston
1779–1862
Elisabeth Weston
1785–1787
Content Weston
1788–1820
John Weston III
1788–
Hannah Weston
1790–1840
Salome Weston
1792–1859
Pricilla Weston
1794–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1776Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 25
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 25
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 43
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sturdivant .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sturdivant
    Studivant

    Sources (30)

    • Josiah Sturtevant in entry for Pricilla Sturtevant, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Mrs. Priscilla Sturtevant, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Priscilla Water in entry for Priscilla Tinkham, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.