Orin Waldo

8 April 1805–14 May 1863 (Age 58)
New York, United States

The Life of Orin

When Orin Waldo was born on 8 April 1805, in New York, United States, his father, Calvin Waldo, was 46 and his mother, Rachel Denslow, was 46. He married Elizabeth Mayo Whitney in 1827, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Springfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died on 14 May 1863, in Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Orin Waldo
Elizabeth Mayo Whitney
Marriage: 1827
Rachel Sylvia Waldo
Orin Whitney Waldo
Eliza Jane Waldo
Clara Adeline Waldo
Elizabeth J Waldo
John Lewis Waldo
Marilla Jemima Waldo
George Abel Waldo
Mary Desire Waldo
Bailey Smith Waldo

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Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 6

"ASHTABULA COUNTY - This county was formed 7 June 1807, and was taken from Trumbull and Geauga [Counties], and the date of its organization was 22 January 1811. It derived its name from Ashtabula River, which signifies in Indian dialect, ""Fish River."""
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 16

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Waldie .2 German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in Pomerania and Brandenburg called Waldow.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orrin Waldo, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oran Waldo, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Orin Waldo, "United States Census, 1840"

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