Roxana Comstock

1800–from 24 March 1870 to 31 December 1874 (Age 70)
Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Roxana

When Roxana Comstock was born in 1800, in Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Samuel Comstock, was 32 and her mother, Abigail Swift, was 28. She married Hiram Bacon about 1824, in Strafford, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died from 24 March 1870 to 31 December 1874, in Strafford, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Bacon
Roxana Comstock
Marriage: about 1824
Hiram Bacon, Jr.
Alfred Pierce Bacon
Sophronia L Bacon
Julia Ann Bacon
Warren Jackson Bacon

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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 0
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.
Age 3
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 20
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Sources (5)

  • Roxana Bacon in household of Hiram Bacon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Roxann Bacon in entry for Alfred P Bacon and Lois K Howland, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Roxana Comstock Bacon, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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