Almon Whiting Babbitt

1 October 1813–24 October 1856 (Age 43)
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Almon Whiting

When Almon Whiting Babbitt was born on 1 October 1813, in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ira Babbitt, was 23 and his mother, Nancy Crosier, was 24. He married Julia Ann Johnson on 23 November 1834, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 11 years. He died on 24 October 1856, in Ash Hollow, Boone, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Laramie, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Almon Whiting Babbitt
Julia Ann Johnson
Marriage: 23 November 1834
David Homer Babbitt
Elva Johnson
Ann Caroline Babbitt
Don Carlos Babbitt
Samuel Babbitt
Daniel Babbitt
Almon Whiting Babbitt Jr
Julia Ann Babbitt
Nancy Marie Babbitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1834Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    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. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 12
    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 (Suffolk and Somerset): variant of Bobbitt . This surname is now extinct in Britain.History: The founder of the American Babbitt family was Edward Bobet, who came to Plymouth Colony in 1643.

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

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    Life Sketch of Delcena Diadamia Johnson (KWJP-8X9)

    Delcina's full name was Delcina Diademia Johnson (Sherman) (Smith) (Babbitt). Delcina was born to Ezekiel Johnson and Julia Ellis Hills. Delcina married: (1) Lyman Royal Sherman January 16, 1829 in …

    Sources (60)

    • Almon W Babbitt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Almon Babbit, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Alma Whiting Riggs in entry for Nancy Marie Babbitt Riggs, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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