Lucy Starkweather

Brief Life History 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
Lucy Starkweather
Marriage: 9 January 1814
Matilda Durfee
Eliza Durfee
Almira Durfee
Maria Durfee
Abigail Durfee
Pardon Durfee
Sarah Durfee
Lucena Durfee
Avery Starkweather Durfee

Sources (2)

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

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

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.

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

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: perhaps a nickname for a stormy-temperedperson. Compare Stark .

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

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