When Amos Stoddard was born on 13 September 1808, in Seneca Falls, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, Curtis Stoddard, was 36 and his mother, Parmelia West, was 30. He married Leah Fickes on 17 March 1836, in Medina, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1837 and lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 16 February 1878, in Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Uintah Cemetery, Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States.
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.
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1808 Sterling Cayuga County New York, USA Death: Feb. 11, 1877 Weber County Utah, USA Amos was born 13 September, 1808 in Sterling, New York. He is the second child born to Curtis & …
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