Tirzah Winters

1 December 1790–16 October 1875 (Age 84)
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Tirzah

When Tirzah Winters was born on 1 December 1790, in Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Winter Sr., was 25 and her mother, Hannah Humphrey, was 31. She married Joel Drury on 19 January 1819, in Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 16 October 1875, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Drury
Tirzah Winters
Marriage: 19 January 1819
Ruth Sawyer Drury
Permelia Handmore Drury
John Drury
Charles Horatio Drury

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1819Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 1
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 29
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and German: patronymic from Winter .English: variant of Winter , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted for Mac Giolla Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. Compare Winter 4.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Small gleaning about Tirzah Winters

    "Privation and hardships left their mark behind," wrote Permelia Handmore Drury Morrill of the death of her father, Joel Drury, October 26, 1854 at Springville, Utah. From then on her mother [Tirzah] …

    Sources (20)

    • Terry Drwey in household of Labon Morrell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Tirzah Drury in entry for Parmelia Drury, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • 1819: Tirzah Winter, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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