Theodocia Beardsley

26 August 1799–27 October 1864 (Age 65)
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Theodocia

When Theodocia Beardsley was born on 26 August 1799, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ichabod Beardsley, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Galpin, was 31. She married Nathan Olmstead Disbrow in 1816. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Dix, Chemung, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 27 October 1864, in Dix, Schuyler, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Millport, Veteran, Chemung, New York, United States.

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Nathan Olmstead Disbrow
Theodocia Beardsley
Marriage: 1816
Anna Rosella Disbrow
Adaline Disbrow
Daniel Wesley Disbrow
Catharine Maria Disbrow
Ichabod Beardsley Disbrow
Matilda Disbrow
Isabel Disbrow
Albert Jackson Disbrow
Eliza Jane Disbrow
Mary Ann Disbrow

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Parents and Siblings

    Ichabod Beardsley





    Charles W Beardsley


    Readoslett Beardsley



    Noah Beardsley



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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 3

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

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: possibly a variant of Bardsley , or alternatively a habitational name from an unidentified place (possibly in Nottinghamshire, where the surname is particularly common).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thaddotia Disbrow in household of Nathan O Disbrow, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Theodocia Disbrow in household of Nathan O Disbrow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Theodosia Disbrow in household of Nathan O Disbrow, "United States Census, 1860"

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