Amanda Burtis Hume

3 March 1824–9 December 1893 (Age 69)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Burtis Hume was born on 3 March 1824, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, George Hume, was 31 and her mother, Lucinda Terrill, was 29. She married Leverett Baker Stowe on 4 November 1843. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. She died on 9 December 1893, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Leverett Baker Stowe
1813–1849
Amanda Burtis Hume
1824–1893
Marriage: 4 November 1843
Lucinda Hume Stowe
1845–1928
Laura Hart Stowe
1847–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1843
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    George Hume

    Male1792–1870Male

    Lucinda Terrill

    Female1794–1863Female

siblings

(9)

    Erastus Terrell Hume

    Male1817–1896Male

    John William Hume

    Male1819–1821Male

    Milton Magill Hume

    Male1822–1844Male

    Female1824–1893Female

    Lorinda Jane Hume

    Female1826–1892Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

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.
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 9

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1846

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Amanda Brown in household of George Biddle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Stow in household of George Hume, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Stow in household of George Hume, "United States Census, 1850"

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