Lucy Maria Champlain

Female20 August 1827–29 November 1847

Brief Life History of Lucy Maria

When Lucy Maria Champlain was born on 20 August 1827, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Green Champlin, was 34 and her mother, Mary or Polly Greenman, was 28. She died on 29 November 1847, at the age of 20, and was buried in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Green Champlin
Mary or Polly Greenman
Edwin Greene Champlain
Frank Champlin
Lucy Maria Champlain
Mary Jane Champlin
Harriett Pamela Champlin

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  • Lucy Maria Champlain, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Lucy Marie Champlin, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (5)

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.

1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Champlin .

French: topographic name denoting someone who lived by a flat field, from champ ‘field, open land’ (see Champ ) + plaine ‘level’.

History: Samuel de Champlain, explorer, colonizer, and founder of Quebec City, was lieutenant governor of New France from 1619 to his death in 1635. He was buried in Quebec City. In 1609 he gave his name to the lake which lies between VT and NY.

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

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