Alice Lilly Pease

Female23 February 1852–3 June 1878

Brief Life History of Alice Lilly

When Alice Lilly Pease was born on 23 February 1852, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Willis Pease, was 53 and her mother, Lucy Weeks, was 55. She had at least 1 son with George Stowell. She lived in Pelham, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 3 June 1878, at the age of 26.

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George Stowell
1840–
Alice Lilly Pease
1852–1878
Harry Ashton Stowell
1874–1956

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  • Alice Pease in household of Emerson F Pease, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice Lilly Pease, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Alice Pease in entry for Harry A Stowell and Annie E Cox, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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World Events (6)

1863

Age 11

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 15

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pese, pise (Old English peose, pise) ‘pea’. The word was commonly used to denote something small or of little worth, as in the phrase not worth a pese. It may have been used to nickname someone who habitually used the term or who was thought to merit it. It might alternatively have been a name for a pea-seller. Compare Bean .

Americanized form of French Pié (see Pie ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

History: Robert and John Pease came from Great Baddow, Essex, England, to Salem, MA, in 1634. In 1644 Robert died, leaving a son (also called Robert) who was apprenticed as a weaver in Salem. By 1646 John Pease was living on Martha's Vineyard.

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

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