Marcia Lathrop

26 November 1796–24 September 1884 (Age 87)
Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Marcia

When Marcia Lathrop was born on 26 November 1796, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Azariah Lathrop, was 23 and her mother, Ester Lewis, was 24. She married Samuel Ransom on 10 June 1833. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died on 24 September 1884, in Panama, Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Panama, Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ransom
Marcia Lathrop
Marriage: 10 June 1833
Delos Ransom
Mary Ransom
Charlotte Ransom
Harriet Ransom
Rebecca Marcia Ransom
Reuben Ransom

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Ransom



10 June 1833


    Delos Ransom


    Mary Ransom


    Charlotte Ransom


    Harriet Ransom


    Rebecca Marcia Ransom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Lothrop . Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from Layerthorpe in York, which is named from Old Norse leirr ‘clay’ or leira ‘clayey place’ + þorp ‘outlying farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcia Ransom in household of Delose Ransom, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marcia Ransom in household of Samuel Ransom, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Marcia Ransom in household of Samuel Ransom, "New York State Census, 1865"

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