Loyal Huntington

27 November 1822–28 January 1891 (Age 68)
Lenox, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Loyal

When Loyal Huntington was born on 27 November 1822, in Lenox, Madison, New York, United States, his father, David Huntington, was 32 and his mother, Lucretia Plumley, was 38. He married Mary Maria Sampson on 5 March 1846, in Weybridge, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 28 January 1891, in Weybridge, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Loyal Huntington
1822–1891
Mary Maria Sampson
1827–1877
Marriage: 5 March 1846
Arabelia Julia Huntington
1847–1933
Deloss Huntington
1856–1856
Carrie Annette Huntington
1861–1863
Mary Alice Huntington
1864–1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1822–1891Male

    Mary Maria Sampson

    Female1827–1877Female

MARRIAGE
5 March 1846
Weybridge, Addison, Vermont, United States
children

(4)

    Arabelia Julia Huntington

    Female1847–1933Female

    Deloss Huntington

    Male1856–1856Male

    Carrie Annette Huntington

    Female1861–1863Female

    Mary Alice Huntington

    Female1864–1921Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

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.
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called, named with the genitive plural huntena of Old English hunta ‘hunter’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ or dūn ‘hill’ (the forms in -ton and -don having become inextricably confused). A number of bearers of this name may well derive it from Huntingdon, now in Cambridgeshire (formerly the county seat of the old county of Huntingdonshire), which is named from the genitive case of Old English hunta ‘huntsman’, perhaps used as a personal name, + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loyal Huntington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Loyal Huntington, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Loyal Huntington, "United States Census, 1860"

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