Lurancia Huestis

Female1818–9 December 1850

Brief Life History of Lurancia

When Lurancia Huestis was born in 1818, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Daniel F Huestis, was 37 and her mother, Betsey Walker, was 33. She married Almon Colton Farr about 1842, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 9 December 1850, in Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States.

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Almon Colton Farr
Lurancia Huestis
Marriage: about 1842
Ellen A. Farr

Sources (3)

  • Lucretia Farr in household of Almund Farr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lurancia Huestis - Published information: birth-name: Lurancia Huestis
  • Lurancia Farr, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1842Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 2

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 9

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    Name Meaning

    Perhaps an altered form of English Eustace . Compare Heustis .

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

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