Fanny Woodbury Standish

4 October 1816–11 August 1841 (Age 24)
Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Fanny Woodbury

When Fanny Woodbury Standish was born on 4 October 1816, in Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ezra Standish, was 35 and her mother, Mary Starkweather, was 26. She died on 11 August 1841, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 24.

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Ezra Standish
Mary Starkweather
Marietta Standish
Elizabeth Belcher Standish
Fanny Woodbury Standish
Susan Zerviah Standish
Samuel Miles Standish
Celia Ann Standish

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

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.
1822 · The Cuyahoga River Bridge

Age 6

Both sides of Cleveland, being split by the Cuyahoga River, came together and jointly built a float bridge to help residents pass from one side of the river to the other without having to use a boat.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester), so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + edisc ‘pasture’. There is another place so named in Gloucestershire, but it does not seem to be the source of the surname.

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

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  • Fanny Woodbury Standish, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Fanny Woodbury Standish, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Fanny Woodbury Standish, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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