Lucinda E. Whitcomb

23 July 1823–27 April 1909 (Age 85)
Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lucinda E.

When Lucinda E. Whitcomb was born on 23 July 1823, in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Aaron Whitcomb, was 32 and her mother, Rhoda Perkins, was 28. She died on 27 April 1909, in Nicollet, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 85.

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Frederic O. Torrey
1815–
Lucinda E. Whitcomb
1823–1909

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 11

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Whitcombe or Witcombe. Whitcombe in Dorset and Witcombe in Gloucestershire are named with Old English wīd ‘wide’ + cumb ‘valley’; Whitcombe, Isle of Wight, may have the same etymology or alternatively the first element may be Old English hwīt ‘white’. Witcombe in Somerset is named with Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + cumb.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lucinda Torry, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"
  • Lucindia Torrey, aka Eddie/torrey, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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