Chauncey Eddy

2 January 1794–7 January 1861 (Age 67)
Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Chauncey

When Chauncey Eddy was born on 2 January 1794, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Levens Eddy, was 35 and his mother, Deborah Doane, was 35. He married Julia M Woodbridge on 12 March 1823, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hudson, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 7 January 1861, in Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Delavan, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Chauncey? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Chauncey Eddy
1794–1861
Julia M Woodbridge
1798–1861
Marriage: 12 March 1823
Julia Maria Eddy
1823–1893
Emily Eddy
1828–1905
William Woodbridge Eddy
1825–1900
Elizabeth Eddy
1831–1921
Leueus Eddy
1834–1905
Mary Smedley Eddy
1837–1901
Maria Walworth Eddy
1841–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1823Cumberland, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    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.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 8
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    1812
    Age 18
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Cornish: from the personal name Edy (pronounced ‘eedy’), a variant of Udy , from the Middle English personal name Ude, Udy, Latinized as Udo and Odo. It may represent Old French Eude (ancient Germanic Eudo, of uncertain etymology), whose usual Latin form is Eudo. This agrees with later evidence that the original pronunciation of the initial vowel of Udy was /y:/ (as in French tu), though in the 16th century it was sometimes unrounded to /i:/, spelled -e(e)-. It was later altered to Eddy.English: variant of Eady .English: perhaps from a shortened form of the Middle English personal name Edwy (Old English Ēadwīg, from ēad ‘prosperity, fortune’ + wīg ‘war’), which has not survived in that form as a surname.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Udy

    Sources (22)

    • Chauncy Eddy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Chauncey Eddy, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Chauncey Eddy in entry for Mary S E Richardson, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.