Pamelia Vining

31 May 1824–April 1915 (Age 90)
Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Pamelia

When Pamelia Vining was born on 31 May 1824, in Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Vining, was 25 and her mother, Lydia Bartlett, was 23. She married Eri Samuel Ensign on 18 April 1848, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870 and Middlesex, New Jersey, United States in 1905. She died in April 1915, in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Eri Samuel Ensign
1823–1896
Pamelia Vining
1824–1915
Marriage: 18 April 1848
Helen Amelia Ensign
1849–1936
Samuel Albert Ensign
1854–1919
Everett Clinton Ensign
1858–1934
Carrie Ensign
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1848
Connecticut, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Vining

    Male1799–Male

    Lydia Bartlett

    Female1801–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833

Age 9

The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.
1861

Age 37

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place called Fyning in Rogate in Sussex.

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

Sources (3)

  • Permelia Ensign in household of Carrie H Hweing, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Pamelia Ensign in household of Samuel Ensign, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amelia Ensign, "United States Census, 1900"

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