Albert Hussey

about 1810–
Maine, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Hussey was born about 1810, in Maine, United States, his father, Benjamin Hussey, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Rigby, was 32.

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Benjamin Hussey
1770–1850
Sarah Rigby
1778–
Albert Hussey
1810–
Benjamin Hussey
1812–1866
Sarah Hussey
1814–
Albert Hussey
1816–
Jane Hussey
1816–
Sarah Hussey
1818–
Jane Hussey
1820–

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1820

Age 10

Maine is the 23rd state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEodhusa ‘descendant of Eodhus’; this was the name of a bardic family associated with the Maguires of Fermanagh, also Anglicized as Oswell , Oswald .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Houssaye in Seine-Maritime, so called from a collective noun from Old French hous ‘holly’.3 English: nickname for a woman who was mistress of her own household, from Middle English husewif (a compound of Old English hūs ‘house’ + wīf ‘woman’). It was not until the 17th century that this word acquired pejorative connotations.

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

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