Samuel Greeley

20 October 1797–14 March 1866 (Age 68)
Weston, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Greeley was born on 20 October 1797, in Weston, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Greeley, was 23 and his mother, Olive Hamblet, was 31. He married Lydia Thurston on 3 October 1821, in Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 14 March 1866, in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Heuvelton, Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Greeley
1797–1866
Lydia Thurston
1800–1861
Marriage: 3 October 1821
John Greeley
1822–1885
William Harrison Greeley
1824–1827
William Henry Greeley
1828–1830
Lydia Angeline Greeley
1831–1877
Abigail Eliza Greeley
1834–1900
Mary Louisa Greeley
1836–1893
Christiana Elvira Greeley
1840–1914

Spouse and Children

    Male1797–1866Male

    Lydia Thurston

    Female1800–1861Female

MARRIAGE
3 October 1821
Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States
children

(7)

    John Greeley

    Male1822–1885Male

    William Harrison Greeley

    Male1824–1827Male

    William Henry Greeley

    Male1828–1830Male

    Lydia Angeline Greeley

    Female1831–1877Female

    Abigail Eliza Greeley

    Female1834–1900Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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

Age 6

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

Age 22

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 (of Norman origin): nickname for someone with a pock-marked face, from Old Northern French greslé ‘pitted’, ‘scarred’ (from gresle ‘hailstone’, of Germanic origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Greely, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Greely, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Samuel Greely, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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