Andrew Stoughton

1780–18 December 1848 (Age 68)
Prospect, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Stoughton was born in 1780, his father, William Stoughton, was 38 and his mother, Mary Voorhees, was 35. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Rebecca Reynolds. He lived in Donegal Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1820 and Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1830. He died on 18 December 1848, in Prospect, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harlansburg, Scott Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Stoughton
1780–1848
Rebecca Reynolds
1784–1859
Eliza Stoughton
1817–1871
Thomas Stoughton
1817–1852
Jacob R Stoughton
1818–1884
Felix Stoughton
1820–1833
James Stoughton
1821–1886
Jane Stoughton
1823–1887
Mary R Polly Stoughton
1825–1900

Spouse and Children

    Male1780–1848Male

    Rebecca Reynolds

    Female1784–1859Female

children

(7)

    Eliza Stoughton

    Female1817–1871Female

    Thomas Stoughton

    Male1817–1852Male

    Male1818–1884Male

    Felix Stoughton

    Male1820–1833Male

    James Stoughton

    Male1821–1886Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1742–1822Male

    Mary Voorhees

    Female1745–1810Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1780

Age 0

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Leicestershire, Surrey, and Sussex, so named from Old English stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Stoughton, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Andrew Stoughton in entry for Thomas Stoughton, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"
  • Andrew Stoughton, "Find A Grave Index"

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