Lucy Watson

14 May 1792–
Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Watson was born on 14 May 1792, in Albany, New York, United States, her father, Benjamin T. Watson, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Crandall, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin T. Watson
1755–1814
Elizabeth Crandall
1764–1848
Joseph Watson
1784–
Elizabeth Watson
1785–
Sarah Watson
1787–
Lydia Watson
1789–
Lucy Watson
1792–
Benjamin Watson
1793–
Lyman Watson
1795–1880
Sally Watson
1796–
Edward Watson
1800–1872
Isaac Watson
1801–
Samuel Watson
1803–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1755–1814Male

    Elizabeth Crandall

    Female1764–1848Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 5

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

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