Silence Selona Angier

Female24 April 1810–7 February 1856

Brief Life History of Silence Selona

When Silence Selona Angier was born on 24 April 1810, in Langdon, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Nedom Angier, was 29 and her mother, Betsy Foster, was 29. She married John Hubbard Barrett on 10 December 1838, in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 7 February 1856, in Granville, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Granville, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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John Hubbard Barrett
Silence Selona Angier
Marriage: 10 December 1838
Henryette Barrett
Andrew Albert Barrett
Juliett S Barrett

Sources (13)

  • Silence Angien, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Lolana Barret in household of John Barret, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Selona in entry for Henryett Barrett, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1838Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 2

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 2

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 15

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre.

    French and English (of Norman and French Huguenot origin): from the Old French personal name Angier, which is of ancient Germanic origin, composed of the elements ans ‘god’ + ger ‘spear’ (Old Norse geirr).

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

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