Stephen Salisbury

5 July 1784–5 July 1870 (Age 86)
Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Stephen

When Stephen Salisbury was born on 5 July 1784, in Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Richard Salisbury, was 24 and his mother, Prudence, was 22. He married Hannah White on 5 February 1808, in Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lee, Lee, Oneida, New York, United States in 1850 and Western, Oneida, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 5 July 1870, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Barneveld, Trenton, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Salisbury
1784–1870
Hannah White
1786–1847
Marriage: 5 February 1808
George Washington Salisbury
1809–1858
Richard Salisbury
1820–
Prudence O. Salisbury
1812–1896
Chloe Salisbury
1815–1895
Sarah Salisbury
1826–1889
Napoleon Bonaparte Salisbury
1828–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1808Oneida, New York, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1790 · 13th State
    Age 6
    On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
    1808
    Age 24
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name primarily from Salesbury in Blackburn (Lancashire) but also occasionally from Salisbury (Wiltshire). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English salh ‘willow, sallow’ + burg ‘fortress’, while the Wiltshire placename arises from a shortened form of the Celtic placename Sorviodunum (from an unknown initial element + Celtic dūno- ‘fort’). In the Old English period the second element was dropped and Sorvio- (of unexplained etymology) became Searo- in Old English as the result of folk etymological association the Old English word searu ‘trick’; to this an explanatory burh ‘fortress, manor, town’ was added. The city is recorded in the Domesday Book as Sarisberie; the change of -r- to -l- is the result of later dissimilation.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Saulsbury
    Saulsberry
    Salsbery
    Salsbury
    Salsberry

    Sources (3)

    • Stephen Salsbury in household of Napoleon Salsbury, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Stephen Salesbury, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Stephen Salisbury, "Find A Grave Index"

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