Enoch Floyd Jr

30 April 1808–10 November 1855 (Age 47)
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch

When Enoch Floyd Jr was born on 30 April 1808, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Enoch Floyd, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Currier, was 25. He married Sarah Ingersoll Harvey on 4 December 1832, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. He died on 10 November 1855, in Clipper City, Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Enoch Floyd Jr
Sarah Ingersoll Harvey
Marriage: 4 December 1832
Enoch Harvey Floyd
Lyman Floyd
Leonard Floyd Sr.
Sarah Elizabeth Floyd
Martha Ann Floyd
Mary Floyd
Lucy H Floyd
Julia Ann Floyd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1832Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 4
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of Welsh Lloyd , which arose because of the difficulty that English speakers had in pronouncing the Welsh lateral fricative spelled Ll.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Sarah Ingersoll Harvey Holmes

    Sarah Ingersoll Harvey (Floyd) Holmes Obituary by Amy Cook It is with feelings of sadness we announce the death of Sister Sarah Holmes, who died of heart disease at her residence in St. Charles, Ida …

    Sources (38)

    • Enoch Floyd in entry for Julia A Floyd, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"
    • Enoch Floyd, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Enoch in entry for Lyman Floyd and Abby C. Poor, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915"

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