Amos Lacy

from about 1800 to 1801–1846 (Age 46)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Lacy was born from about 1800 to 1801, his father, Moses Lacy, was 36 and his mother, Henrietta Pratt, was 35. He married Elizabeth Stanley on 2 March 1820, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Christian, Kentucky, United States in 1830. He died in 1846, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Kentucky, United States.

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Amos Lacy
Elizabeth Stanley
Marriage: 2 March 1820
Serena Emily Lacy
David Amos Lacy
Moses Lacy
Massiniah Davis Lacy
Daniel Harvey Lacy
Hester Elizabeth Lacy
Amos William Lacy

Spouse and Children

2 March 1820
Christian, Kentucky, United States


    Serena Emily Lacy


    David Amos Lacy



    Massiniah Davis Lacy


    Daniel Harvey Lacy


+2 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

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.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 1

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 18

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lassy in Calvados, named from a Gaulish personal name Lascius (of uncertain meaning) + the locative suffix -acum. The surname is widespread in Britain and Ireland, but most common in Nottinghamshire. In Ireland the family is associated particularly with County Limerick.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amos Lacy, Hopkins County, Kentucky; "United States Census, 1830"
  • Amos Lacy, aged 20-29, Christian County, Kentucky; "United States Census, 1830"
  • Amos Lacy, aged 30-39, "United States Census, 1840"

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