Lois Stinchfield

Brief Life History of Lois

When Lois Stinchfield was born on 2 September 1803, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, William Stinchfield, was 33 and her mother, Susannah Smith, was 33. She married Oliver Lane on 13 March 1820, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 January 1877, in Hartland, Somerset, Maine, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hartland, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Oliver Lane
Lois Stinchfield
Marriage: 13 March 1820
Daniel Waterman Lane
Lydia Stinchfield Lane
Syntha Lane
Daniel Waterman Lane

Sources (17)

  • Lois Stinchfield, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Lois Stinchfield, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Lois Stinchfield in entry for Cynthia L Crawford, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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Historical Boundaries: 1809: Somerset, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Somerset, Maine, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Neither the placename nor the surname are found in current British records. Compare Stanchfield , Stinchcomb .

History: John Stinchfield immigrated from England to Gloucester, MA, in 1735.

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

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