Lucy Evaline Waterbury

15 October 1833–7 March 1908 (Age 74)
Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy Evaline

When Lucy Evaline Waterbury was born on 15 October 1833, in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Solomon Waterbury, was 28 and her mother, Charlotte Post, was 27. She married Stephen Wight on 29 January 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Box Elder Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 7 March 1908, in Pleasantview, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Wight
Lucy Evaline Waterbury
Marriage: 29 January 1850
Rachel Jane Wight
Stephen Wight Jr.
Daniel Wight
Sarah Amelia Wight
Lucy Eveline Wight
Alvin Louis Wight
Charlottie Lorinda Wight
Maretta Althea Wight
Charles Edwin Wight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1850Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name perhaps from Waterperry in Oxfordshire, which is named with Old English pyrige ‘pear tree’, to which was later added Middle English water to distinguish it from nearby Woodperry.

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

    Sources (19)

    • Lucy E White in household of Stephen White, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lucy Waterberry in entry for Stephin Wight, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Lucy E Wight in household of Stephen Wight, "United States Census, 1880"

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