Huldah W. Langley

13 January 1833–27 July 1893 (Age 60)
West Fairlee, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Huldah W.

When Huldah W. Langley was born on 13 January 1833, in West Fairlee, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, James Langley, was 33 and her mother, Anna Southworth, was 31. She married Erastus Dickinson on 1 December 1853, in St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wales Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 27 July 1893, in Columbia Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60.

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Erastus Dickinson
Huldah W. Langley
Marriage: 1 December 1853
George H. Dickenson
Oscar Dickenson
Frances A Dickinson
Stedman A. Dickinson
Alonzo Dickerson
Grace Dickerson
Eugene Dickinson
Ira Dickenson

Spouse and Children

    Erastus Dickinson



1 December 1853
St. Clair, Michigan, United States


    George H. Dickenson


    Frances A Dickinson


    Oscar Dickenson


    Stedman A. Dickinson


    Alonzo Dickerson


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World Events (8)

1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 1

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 21

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’; or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. English: from the Old Norse female personal name Langlíf, composed of the elements lang ‘long’ + líf ‘life’. 3. Americanized spelling of French Langlais .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Huldah Dickerson in household of Erastus Dickerson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hulda Dickenson in household of Erastus Dickenson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hulda Langley in entry for Eugene Dickinson and Irma Ouderkirk, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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