Judson Lyman Stoddard

13 April 1823–10 December 1869 (Age 46)
Bastard, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Judson Lyman

When Judson Lyman Stoddard was born on 13 April 1823, in Bastard, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, his father, Lyman Stoddard, was 28 and his mother, Ruth Wright, was 17. He married Rhoda Ogden Chase on 29 October 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 10 December 1869, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Judson Lyman Stoddard
Rhoda Ogden Chase
Marriage: 29 October 1845
Henry Albert Stoddard
Judson Lyman Stoddard
Marion Leslie Stoddard
Eliza Roxey Stoddard
Elanthrophy Stoddard
Louisa A. Stoddard
Andrew Moffat Stoddard
Lewis Arden Stoddard
Phoebe Maria Stoddard
Sheldon William Stoddard
Henry Albert Stoddard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 October 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Judson And Rhoda Stoddard's Jurney across the Plains.

    This is a synopsis of the Brigham Young wagon train that crossed the plains in 1848. These are some of the words of Rhoda Chase Stoddard, and a summary of all the diaries and stories written by the pe …

    Sources (76)

    • Judson Stoddard, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Judson L Hinman in entry for Rhoda Hinman, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Judson L Stoddard, "United States Census, 1860"

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