Chauncey Smith Crittenden

26 December 1834–3 August 1919 (Age 84)
Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Chauncey Smith

When Chauncey Smith Crittenden was born on 26 December 1834, in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Willard Crittenden, was 42 and his mother, Parthenia Dickenson Allis, was 39. He married Elizabeth Wareing on 1 February 1865, in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 3 August 1919, in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Smith Crittenden
Elizabeth Wareing
Marriage: 1 February 1865
Willard Crittenden
Oscar Crittenden
Chauncey Herbert Crittenden
Irwin Crittenden
Lyman Crittenden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1865Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): habitational name from Crittenden or from a lost place called Cruttenden in Headcorn (both in Kent). The former is named with the Old English personal name Gūthhere + Old English -ing- denoting association with + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture’.History: The statesman John Jordan Crittenden, who was born near Versailles, KY, in 1787, was of Welsh descent on his father's side. His immigrant ancestor arrived in VA before 1650. His father, a major in the American Revolution, moved from VA to KY and settled in Woodford Co.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Chauncey & Elizabeth

    Chauncey: 26 Dec 1834 - 3 Aug 1919 Elizabeth: 25 Nov 1844 - 14 May 1909 Chauncey Smith Crittenden December 26, 1834 - August 4, 1918 Elizabeth Wareing Crittenden November 25, 1844 - May 15, 1909 …

    Sources (42)

    • Chauncey Crittenden in household of Willard Crittenden, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Chauncey Smith Crittenden in entry for Lyman Crittenden, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Chauncy S Crittenden, "United States Census, 1910"

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