Mary Ann Stoddard

18 October 1817–11 August 1903 (Age 85)
Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Stoddard was born on 18 October 1817, in Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Judson Stoddard, was 25 and her mother, Samantha Hodge, was 22. She married Billa Dickson on 10 April 1837, in Bastard, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 August 1903, in Richville, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Porterville Cemetery, Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Billa Dickson
1815–1878
Mary Ann Stoddard
1817–1903
Marriage: 10 April 1837
Samantha Jane Dickson
1838–1916
Albert Douglas Dickson
1840–1923
Judson Stoddard Dickson
1843–1910
Alvira Aurelia Dickson
1846–1924
William Henderson Dickson
1850–1936
John Henry Dickson
1853–1940

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1837Bastard, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
    Age 12
    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
    1846
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Studdard
    Stodden
    Stoddart

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    Sources (31)

    • Mrs. Mary A. Dickson in household of William H. Dickson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Ann Stoddard, "Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858"
    • Mary Ann Stodard in entry for Alvira Aurelia Henderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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