Patience Brackett

1795–1852 (Age 57)
Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Patience

When Patience Brackett was born on 20 April 1795, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Nathaniel Brackett, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Lewis, was 22. She married William Lovitt on 6 March 1820, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 24 May 1852, in her hometown, at the age of 57.

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Patience Brackett
William Lovitt
Marriage: 6 March 1820
Caroline Loveitt
Eliza Lovitt
Frederick B. Lovitt

Spouse & Children

6 March 1820
Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1798: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States; 1978: Oxford, Maine, United States
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Patience Brackett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Patience Brackett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Patience Brackett in entry for Frederick Lovett and Katherine Taylor, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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