Alva S. Stillman

21 February 1825–23 January 1901 (Age 75)
Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alva S.

When Alva S. Stillman was born on 21 February 1825, in Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Erastus E Stillman, was 31 and his mother, Sally Seymour, was 28. He married Almarina Mack on 8 December 1847, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Williamsfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Andover, Andover Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 23 January 1901, in Andover, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Andover, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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Alva S. Stillman
Almarina Mack
Marriage: 8 December 1847
Adelbert D. Stillman
Mirena L. Stillman
Edgar Stillman

Spouse and Children

8 December 1847
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 4

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English and German (Stillmann): variant of Still .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name, from German still ‘calm’, ‘quiet’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish shtil + man).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alva Stillman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alvah Stillman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alva Stillman, "United States Census, 1900"

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