Charles Stoddard

8 May 1820–29 August 1891 (Age 71)
Medina, Medina, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Stoddard was born on 8 May 1820, in Medina, Medina, Ohio, United States, his father, Curtis Stoddard, was 48 and his mother, Parmelia West, was 42. He married Lucetta Jane Murdock on 27 May 1843, in Knox, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1837 and lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 29 August 1891, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Uintah Cemetery, Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Stoddard
1820–1891
Lucetta Jane Murdock
1814–1886
Marriage: 27 May 1843
Curtis Charles Stoddard
1844–1922
Marian Eliza Stoddard
1847–1878
Hyrum Franklin Stoddard
1849–1889
John Francis Stoddard
1852–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1843Knox, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    1821
    Age 1
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1846
    Age 26
    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

    Story Highlight

    A Saintly Claim

    The Daily Tribune: Salt Lake City, Utah, 4 August 1890, page 3 A SAINTLY CLAIM Ogden dispatch, July 31st, from Ogden to the St. Lewis Globe-Democrat: Forty-five years ago, among the leading families …

    Sources (29)

    • Chas Stoddard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Charles Stodard, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Charles Stoddard in entry for John Francis Stoddard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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