Lucy Whitman

30 June 1798–5 October 1877 (Age 79)
Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Whitman was born on 30 June 1798, in Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, William Whitman, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Bates, was 45. She married Pierce Boyd on 1 October 1829. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 5 October 1877, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pierce Boyd
Lucy Whitman
Marriage: 1 October 1829
Henry A. Boyd
Lorin Boyd
Darwin Pierce Boyd

Spouse and Children

1 October 1829


    Henry A. Boyd


    Lorin Boyd


    Darwin Pierce Boyd


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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: from Middle English whit ‘white’ + man ‘man’, either a nickname with the same sense as White , or else an occupational name for a servant of a bearer of the nickname White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Boyd in household of Pierce Boyd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Boyd in household of Prince Boyd, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Boyd in entry for Henry A Boyd and Frankie L Rice, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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