Lucy Starkweather

3 September 1794–4 August 1870 (Age 75)
Galway, Galway, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Starkweather was born on 3 September 1794, in Galway, Galway, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Avery Starkweather, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Meech, was 28. She married Oliver Durfee on 9 January 1814. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 4 August 1870, in Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Durfee
1792–1850
Lucy Starkweather
1794–1870
Marriage: 9 January 1814
Matilda Durfee
1814–1824
Eliza Durfee
1816–1867
Almira Durfee
1819–1824
Maria Durfee
1822–1822
Abigail Durfee
1823–1824
Pardon Durfee
1825–1897
Sarah Durfee
1827–1905
Lucena Durfee
1829–1853
Avery Starkweather Durfee
1834–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 January 1814
children

(9)

    Matilda Durfee

    Female1814–1824Female

    Eliza Durfee

    Female1816–1867Female

    Almira Durfee

    Female1819–1824Female

    Maria Durfee

    Female1822–1822Female

    Abigail Durfee

    Female1823–1824Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Avery Meech Starkweather

    Male1790–1865Male

    Sarah Starkweather

    Female1792–1823Female

    Female1794–1870Female

    Ruth Starkweather

    Female1796–1866Female

    Female1798–1823Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 3

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

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. 

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a nickname for a stormy-tempered person. Compare Stark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Lucy Durfee in household of Oliver Durfee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Starkweather Durfee, "Find A Grave Index"

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