Constant Southworth

17 February 1796–29 July 1859 (Age 63)
West Fairlee, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Constant

When Constant Southworth was born on 17 February 1796, in West Fairlee, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Lemuel Southworth, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Stoddard, was 35. He married Sally Frissell on 5 May 1825, in Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 29 July 1859, in Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Constant Southworth
Sally Frissell
Marriage: 5 May 1825
William F. Southworth
Edwin O. G. Southworth
Laura B Southworth
John J. Southworth
Harriet Elizabeth Southworth

Spouse and Children

5 May 1825
Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States


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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 12

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

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 (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire (formerly in Lancashire), so named from Old English sūð ‘south’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Constant Southworth, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Constant Southworth, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Sally Southworth in household of Orlando Pierce, "United States Census, 1860"

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