Lucetta Jane Murdock

2 August 1814–19 September 1886 (Age 72)
Nelson, Madison, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lucetta Jane

When Lucetta Jane Murdock was born on 2 August 1814, in Nelson, Madison, New York, United States, her father, John Murdock, was 29 and her mother, Sophia Trask, was 25. She married Charles Stoddard on 27 May 1843, in Knox, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 19 September 1886, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Uintah Cemetery, Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Charles Stoddard
Lucetta Jane Murdock
Marriage: 27 May 1843
Curtis Charles Stoddard
Marian Eliza Stoddard
Hyrum Franklin Stoddard
John Francis Stoddard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1843Knox, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 6
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

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

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    Lucetta Jane Murdock

    Lucetta Jane Murdock (Wife of Charles Stoddard) August 2, 1814- September 19, 1886 Lucetta Jane was the daughter of John Murdock and Sophia Trask Murdock. She was born August 2, 1814, at Nelson, Mad …

    Sources (25)

    • Lusette J Stoddard in household of Chas Stoddard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lucitta Murdock, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Lucella Murdock in entry for John Francis Stoddard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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