Lucy Maria Canfield

7 November 1847–16 May 1915 (Age 67)
Allegany, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy Maria

When Lucy Maria Canfield was born on 7 November 1847, in Allegany, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Augustus Canfield, was 28 and her mother, Paulina Melissa Smith, was 22. She married John Willard Young on 16 November 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Ossian, Ossian, Livingston, New York, United States in 1860. She died on 16 May 1915, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ara Williams Sabin Sr
Lucy Maria Canfield
Marriage: 12 November 1879
Sallie C Sabin
Clara Sabin
Julia Augusta Sabin
Annis Canfield Sabin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 16
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from Great or Little Canfield in Essex, named with the Old English personal name Cana (see Cane 2) + feld ‘open country’.in some cases the surname may be of Norman origin, a habitational name from Canville-les-Deux-Églises in Seine-Maritime (France).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lucy's Daily Journal

    Lucy kept a daily journal of her trip across the plains in 1862. The journal is on microfilm at the LDS Church Archives, MS1850. The original journal is among the records of the Daughters of Utah Pio …

    Sources (16)

    • Lucy Canfield in entry for Edith Whidden, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Lucy Canfield in household of Israel Canfield, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Lucy M Canfield in entry for Chester Graves Whidden and Eiith Young Budd, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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