Laura Spaulding

Female23 April 1818–1 July 1897

Brief Life History of Laura

When Laura Spaulding was born on 23 April 1818, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joshua Spalding, was 24 and her mother, Achsah Mowry, was 19. She married Jonah Schuyler Young on 29 March 1837, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 daughters. She died on 1 July 1897, in South Killingly, Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Schuyler Young
Laura Spaulding
Marriage: 29 March 1837
Laura E Young
Mercy C Young
Selah M Young
Fanny D Young
Fannie D. Young
Arminda Louisa Young
Harriet Young
Nettie Young

Sources (6)

  • Laura Young in household of Schuyler Young, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura Spaulding Young, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Laura Young in household of Jonah S Young, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1837Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 11

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.


    Age 28

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Aberdeenshire) and English (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk): habitational name from Spalding (Lincolnshire), from Old English Spaldas, the name of an Anglian tribe who settled chiefly in the fen-lands of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, + the groupname suffix -ingas. Compare Spafford .

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

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