Lucina Marie Alvord

Brief Life History of Lucina Marie

When Lucina Marie Alvord was born on 7 July 1822, in Frankfort, Frankfort, Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Alvord, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Campbell, was 23. She married Hiram Sanford Tuthill on 6 May 1846, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Eagle, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 50 years. She died on 24 November 1906, in North Prairie, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in North Prairie Cemetery, North Prairie, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Hiram Sanford Tuthill
Lucina Marie Alvord
Marriage: 6 May 1846
Melvin Van Rensselaer Tuthill
Adelbert Rubell Tuthill
Edgar Allen Tuthill

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  • Losina Tuttle in household of Hiram Tuttle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucina M. Alvord, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Lucina M. Tuthill, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


American settlers began mining the Wisconsin Territory in the early 1800's. The lead ore in the territory had largely been mined previously by American Indians. By 1829, nearly 4,000 miners had moved to Wisconsin Territory. The miners became known as badgers as they burrowed into hillsides for shelter. The name eventually represented the state and Wisconsin is now known as the Badger State. (Wisconsin Historical Society: Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin)


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Name Meaning

English (southwestern): variant of Alford 1; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.

History: This surname was brought to North America by Alexander Alvord, who came from Devon or Somerset to Windsor, CT, c. 1645. He had many prominent descendants.

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

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