Betsey H. Stebbins

12 September 1829–1915 (Age 85)
New York, United States

The Life of Betsey H.

When Betsey H. Stebbins was born on 12 September 1829, in New York, United States, her father, William W. Stebbins, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Murdock, was 26. She married Willard W Wickwire on 14 January 1852. She lived in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States in 1850 and Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States in 1875. She died in 1915, at the age of 86, and was buried in Madison Street Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States.

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Willard W Wickwire
Betsey H. Stebbins
Marriage: 14 January 1852

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14 January 1852

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from Middle English stebbing, stubbing ‘clearing’ (from an unattested Old English stybbing, a derivative of stubb ‘tree stump’). 2. habitational name from Stebbing in Essex, which is named in Old English either as ‘the family or followers (Old English -ingas) of a man called Stybba’, an unattested Old English personal name, or ‘the dwellers among the tree stumps (Old English stybb)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betsy F Wickwire in household of Willard W Wickwire, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Betsy H Stebbins in household of Aras Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betsey H Wickwin in household of Willard Wickwin, "New York State Census, 1865"

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