Lucy Wadsworth

Female12 April 1799–3 October 1887

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Wadsworth was born on 12 April 1799, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Wadsworth, was 27 and her mother, Lois Warren, was 19. She married Joseph Hudson Stone on 27 March 1820, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 October 1887, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hudson Stone
Lucy Wadsworth
Marriage: 27 March 1820
John Addison Stone
Henry Otis Stone
Sarah Ann Stone
Joseph Emery Stone
James Monroe Stone
Hiram Stone
Caroline Louisa Stone
Frederick Allen Stone
Lucy Maria Stone

Sources (26)

  • Lucy Stone in household of John A. Stone, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy Woodsworth, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Lucy Wadsworth, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1820Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 1

    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 4

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 26

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Wadsworth near Halifax, Yorkshire. The placename derives from an Old English personal name Wæddi (genitive Wæddes) + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

    History: William Wadsworth came from England to Cambridge, MA, in 1632, and in 1636 accompanied Thomas Hooker as one of the founders of Hartford, CT. — John Wadsworth (died 1787) was a fellow of Harvard College and is buried in the old burial ground in Cambridge, MA. Peleg Wadsworth, born in Duxbury, MA, 1748, was a revolutionary war general and grandfather of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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

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