Amos Lundy

Brief Life History of Amos

When Amos Lundy was born in 1784, in Warren, New Jersey, United States, his father, Amos Lundy, was 41 and his mother, Anne Collins, was 39. He married Susanna Betts on 22 July 1811, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1836, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 52.

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Amos Lundy
Susanna Betts
Marriage: 22 July 1811
Rachel Lundy
Mary Anne Lundy
Dempsey Lundy
Aaron Lundy

Sources (3)

  • Amos Lundy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Amos in entry for Aaron Lundy, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 for Ann Lundy New Jersey Hunterdon Quakertown Monthly Meeting Minutes, 1744-1858

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1787 · New Jersey Plan

"Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two ""houses"" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested)."

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places called Lundie, for example one near Doune in Perthshire.

Irish: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French de la Launde ‘of the glade’. Compare Lown 1.

Americanized form of Norwegian Lunde .

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

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