Lucius Bacon

6 May 1787–11 May 1875 (Age 88)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucius

When Lucius Bacon was born on 6 May 1787, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Bacon, was 40 and his mother, Priscilla Aspinwall, was 35. He married Anna Lamb in August 1808, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 11 May 1875, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Lucius Bacon
Anna Lamb
Marriage: August 1808
Philura Ann Bacon

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    Anna Lamb


August 1808
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States


    Philura Ann Bacon


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 1

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 25

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to Back 1).2 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucius Bacon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucius Bacon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucius in entry for Anna Lamb Bacon, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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