Patience Goldthwaite

1797–1863 (Age 66)
Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Patience

When Patience Goldthwaite was born on 25 August 1797, in Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Stephen Goldthwaite, was 35 and her mother, Chloe Aldrich, was 31. She married Emory Allen on 26 August 1839, in Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 4 December 1863, in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 66.

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Patience Goldthwaite
Emory Allen
Marriage: 26 August 1839

Spouse & Children

26 August 1839
Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

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

English: habitational name, perhaps from Guilthwaite in South Yorkshire, which is named from Old Norse gil ‘ravine’ + Old Norse þveit ‘clearing’. However, the modern surname is associated with Essex, suggesting some other source, now lost.

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

Sources (3)

  • Patience Ide in household of Geo Ide, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Patience G.A. Ide, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Patience Allen, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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