Samuel Fulton Lamont

11 March 1817–17 March 1867 (Age 50)
Charlotteville, Summit, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Fulton

When Samuel Fulton Lamont was born on 11 March 1817, in Charlotteville, Summit, Schoharie, New York, United States, his father, Capt William Lamont Jr, was 33 and his mother, Jane Stillwell, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Marilla Abigail Dibble. He lived in Summit, Schoharie, New York, United States for about 25 years. He died on 17 March 1867, in Charlotteville, Summit, Schoharie, New York, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Charlotteville, Summit, Schoharie, New York, United States.

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 2
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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 10
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1832 · The Black Hawk War
Age 15
Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Lǫgmaðr, composed of lǫg, plural of lag ‘law’ (from leggja ‘to lay down’) + maðr, ‘man’ (genitive manns).2 French: habitational name from places called Amont, in Haute-Saône and Haute-Vienne.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Samuel Lamont, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Samuel Lamont, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Samuel Lamont, "New York State Census, 1855"

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