Henry Cooley Stoddard

2 February 1824–17 December 1881 (Age 57)
Elbridge, Elbridge, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Cooley

When Henry Cooley Stoddard was born on 2 February 1824, in Elbridge, Elbridge, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Oren K Stoddard, was 27 and his mother, Harriet Matilda Cook, was 22. He married Amanda E Ware about 1848, in Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 17 December 1881, in Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Porterville Cemetery, Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cooley Stoddard
Eliza Francis Williamson
Marriage: 17 May 1862
Clara Jemima Williamson Stoddard
Sarah Louisa M Stoddard
Henry Cooley Stoddard Lloyd

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  • Marriage
    17 May 1862
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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 3
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

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    The Tenth Handcart Company

    Stoddard, Oscar O., Report, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 24 Sept. 1860, 2-7. Facebook Twitter Print Mail RELATED COMPANIES Oscar O. Stoddard Company (1860) …

    Sources (13)

    • Henry C Stoddard in household of Oscar O Stoddard, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry C. Stoddard, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
    • Henry Cooley Stoddard in entry for Henry Cooley Lloyd, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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