Chauncey Eddy

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

The Life 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.

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Chauncey Eddy
Julia M Woodbridge
Marriage: 12 March 1823
Julia Maria Eddy
Emily Eddy
William Woodbridge Eddy
Elizabeth Eddy
Leueus Eddy
Mary Smedley Eddy
Maria Walworth Eddy

Spouse and Children

12 March 1823
Cumberland, North Carolina, United States


    Julia Maria Eddy



    Emily Eddy


    Elizabeth Eddy


    Leueus Eddy


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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."

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Chauncy Eddy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chauncey Eddy in household of Joseph B Peet, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Chauncey Eddy in entry for Mary S E Richardson, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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