Joseph Eddy

5 January 1798–8 April 1869 (Age 71)
Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Eddy was born on 5 January 1798, in Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, James Eddy, was 39 and his mother, Lydia Ross, was 38. He married Harriet Ballou in 1818, in Starksboro, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 April 1869, in Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Tinmouth Cemetery, Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Eddy
1798–1869
Sylvia Americana Sumner
1801–1853
Marriage: 1829
Caroline Harty Eddy
1831–1886
Helen Eddy
1837–1892
Dwight Eddy
1840–1862
Lydia Ann Eddy
1842–1849
Henry Eddy
1832–1890
Sarah Narcissa Eddy
1833–1903
Henry Eddy
1835–1906
Benjamin Franklin Eddy
1838–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1829
Vermont, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    James Eddy

    Male1758–1835Male

    Female1760–1843Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1781–1868Male

    Male1794–1865Male

    Male1798–1869Male

    Hiram Eddy

    Male1799–1876Male

    Lydia Eddy

    Female1801–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Eddy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Eddy in entry for Elizabeth Eddy, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Joseph Eddy in entry for Guy Willoughby and Sarah Eddy, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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