Lucius Dean Joy

16 October 1815–12 January 1888 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lucius Dean

When Lucius Dean Joy was born on 16 October 1815, in New York, United States, his father, Warren Joy, was 23 and his mother, Dorcas Aldrich, was 19. He married Betsey J Hall about 1846, in Barry Township, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Maple Grove Township, Barry, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Elk Township, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. He died on 12 January 1888, at the age of 72, and was buried in Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Lucius Dean Joy
Betsey J Hall
Marriage: about 1846
George Warren Joy
Almina Joy
Albert Aldrich Joy
Lucius Dewitt Joy
Frank Myron Joy
Lenora M. Joy

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  • Marriage
    about 1846Barry Township, Barry, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    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. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 12
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    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

    English: from Joie, a French female personal name or occasionally from its male equivalent, given especially since the Reformation as an omen or well-wishing name. In some cases the name may also be a nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition, from Middle English joie ‘joy’.History: Thomas Joy (c. 1610–78), an architect and builder born probably in Hingham, Norfolk, England, appears in land records in Boston, MA, in 1636. He had a considerable influence on Boston architecture.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Lucius D Joy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lewis D Joy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lucius D. Joy in entry for Frank M. Joy, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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