James Stockwell

Brief Life History of James

When James Stockwell was born in September 1798, in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Thaddeus Stockwell, was 38 and his mother, Lucy Aldrich, was 30. He died in August 1821, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Thaddeus Stockwell
1760–1822
Lucy Aldrich
1768–1851
Francis Stockwell
1785–
Phila Stockwell
1788–
Elisha Stockwell
1790–1871
Lovisa Stockwell
1790–
Jonah Stockwell
1792–
Levira Stockwell
1792–
Louisa Stockwell
1792–
Isaac Stockwell
1794–1877
William Stockwell
1796–
James Stockwell
1798–1821
Flode Stockwell
1800–
Lewis J Stockwell
1803–1876
George W. Stockwell
1807–
Alexander Stockwell
1807–
Lucinda Stockwell
1809–1810
Lucy A. Stockwell
1812–

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    World Events (3)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    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.

    1803

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

    Name Meaning

    English:

    habitational name from any of various places called Stockwell, including Stockwell in Lambeth (Surrey) and Stockwell in Cowley (Gloucestershire), from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk, stump’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

    perhaps sometimes in northern England a variant of Stockill, a habitational name from Stockeld in Spofforth (Worth Yorkshire) and perhaps also Stockheld Grange in Barwick in Elmet (Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk, stump’ + helde ‘slope’.

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

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