Charity Augusta Stafford

Female13 June 1828–

Brief Life History of Charity Augusta

When Charity Augusta Stafford was born on 13 June 1828, in Greene, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, John Stafford Jr., was 53 and her mother, Permelia Andrews, was 38. She lived in Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States in 1828.

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Family Time Line

John Stafford Jr.
Permelia Andrews
John Stafford
James Stafford
Jane Permelia Stafford
Polly Mott Stafford
Franklin Howard Stafford
Mehetabel Clementine Stafford
John Franklin Stafford
Charity Augusta Stafford

Sources (2)

  • Charity Augusta Stafford, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Charity Augusta, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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 2

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.


Age 26

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

English: habitational name principally from Stafford (Staffordshire), but occasionally from other places with similar names, such as Stafford House in Ifield (Sussex), possibly East and West Stowford in East Down (Devon), and three minor places in Devon called Stafford, in Dolton, Broadhembury, and Colyton parishes. The places are all named with Old English ford ‘ford’ as the final element, but have different initial elements. The Staffordshire placename has Old English stæth ‘river bank, shore’; Stafford in Colyton (Devon) has Old English stān ‘stone, rock’; the Sussex placename has Old English stēor ‘steer, bullock’; East and West Stowford (Devon) have Old English stæf ‘staff, stave, rod’; Stafford in Dolton and Stafford in Broadhembury (Devon) may have Old English stæth, stān, or stæf.

Irish (Wexford): variant of Stocker .

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

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