Asa Stannard

10 February 1827–28 April 1903 (Age 76)
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Stannard was born on 10 February 1827, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, John Kelsey Stannard, was 26 and his mother, Phoebe Norris, was 27. He married Cynthia E. Cook on 12 August 1853, in Oswego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Shell Rock, Butler, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 28 April 1903, in Madison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Blair Chapel Cemetery, Madison, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Stannard
1827–1903
Cynthia E. Cook
1833–1909
Marriage: 12 August 1853
Carlon Asa Stannard
1854–1930
Caleb J. Stannard
1859–1870
Miriam Cynthia Stannard
1862–
Lydia Pheobe Stannard
1864–1931
Calista Elizabeth Stannard
1867–1937
Melissa Fastina Stannard
1869–1952
Elizabeth Stannard
1870–
Ida Arvilla Stannard
1874–1967
Phares Cook Stannard
1876–1946

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1903Male

    Cynthia E. Cook

    Female1833–1909Female

MARRIAGE
12 August 1853
Oswego, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Carlon Asa Stannard

    Male1854–1930Male

    Caleb J. Stannard

    Male1859–1870Male

    Miriam Cynthia Stannard

    Female1862–Female

    Lydia Pheobe Stannard

    Female1864–1931Female

    Calista Elizabeth Stannard

    Female1867–1937Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Kelsey Stannard

    Male1800–Male

    Phoebe Norris

    Female1800–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 19

Iowa is the 29th state.
1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

Age 20

The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Stanhard (Old English Stānheard), composed of the elements stān ‘stone’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Asa Stannard, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Asa Stannard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Asa Stannard in entry for Wm Soash and Mellissa F Stannard, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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