Lucetta Small

Female9 November 1823–17 February 1912

Brief Life History of Lucetta

When Lucetta Small was born on 9 November 1823, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Paddock Small, was 35 and her mother, Polly Phillips, was 36. She married Edward James Allen on 9 April 1845, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 17 February 1912, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Edward James Allen
Lucetta Small
Marriage: 9 April 1845
Edward W. Allen
Mary Annetta Allen
Paddick W. Allen
Hannah Howes Allen

Sources (43)

  • Lucitta Buttler in household of Jarome N Buttler, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lucetta Small - birth: 9 November 1823; Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
  • Lucitta en el registro de Edward J. Butler y Idella F. Chace, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1845Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    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.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 7

    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.


    Age 40

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (Angus): nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal(e), smel(e) ‘small, slender, thin’ (Old English smæl).

    Irish (Down): adopted for Beag ‘small’; see Begg .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘small’, e.g. German Klein and Schmal , Polish Mały, Czech and Slovak Malý (see Maly 1).

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

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