Lucy E. Eddy

10 April 1813–30 January 1891 (Age 77)
Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy E.

When Lucy E. Eddy was born on 10 April 1813, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Leonard Eddy, was 39 and her mother, Phoebe Peterson, was 35. She married Jacob Chapin Temple on 13 December 1834, in Heath, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in De Kalb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1850 and Morristown Township, Rice, Minnesota, United States in 1885. She died on 30 January 1891, in Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, United States.

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Jacob Chapin Temple
Lucy E. Eddy
Marriage: 13 December 1834
David Asa Temple
Jonathan Peterson Temple
Phebe Olive Temple
Belinda Lucy Temple
Marshall Allen Temple
Judson Chapin Temple

Spouse and Children

    Jacob Chapin Temple



13 December 1834
Heath, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States



    Jonathan Peterson Temple





    Belinda Lucy Temple


+2 More Children

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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 14

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy E Temple in household of Jacob C Temple, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy E Temple in household of Judson C Temple, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Lucy E Temple in household of J C Temple, "United States Census, 1880"

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