Samuel Stickney

1797–29 September 1869 (Age 72)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Stickney was born in 1797, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, Samuel Stickney, was 31 and his mother, Lydia White, was 30. He married Elsa Johnson on 18 January 1825, in Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Boone Township, Boone, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. He died on 29 September 1869, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Samuel Stickney
Elsa Johnson
Marriage: 18 January 1825
Mary Jane Stickney
Caroline Stickney
Catherine Stickney
Frances A Stickney

Spouse and Children

18 January 1825
Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 11

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

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. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so named from the genitive case of Old English sticca ‘long strip of land’ + ēg ‘island’, i.e. a strip of land between streams.

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Stickney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • S Stickney, "Illinois State Census, 1865"
  • 1860 US Census Transcription

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