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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Andrew Stoughton
Rebecca Reynolds
Eliza Stoughton
Thomas Stoughton
Jacob R Stoughton
Felix Stoughton
James Stoughton
Jane Stoughton
Mary R Polly Stoughton

Spouse and Children


    Rebecca Reynolds




    Eliza Stoughton


    Thomas Stoughton



    Felix Stoughton


    James Stoughton


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Parents and Siblings


    Mary Voorhees




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


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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