Samuel Prentice

June 1816–1910 (Age 93)
New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Prentice was born in June 1816, in New York, United States, his father, Ozias Grant Prentice, was 29 and his mother, Laura Griswold, was 25. He lived in Sanford, Broome, New York, United States in 1850. He died in 1910, at the age of 94.

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Ozias Grant Prentice
Laura Griswold
Virgil Barzella Prentice
Esther Prentice
Samuel Prentice
Abraham Prentice
Roxana Prentice
Emeline P. Prentice
Ramson Prentice
Laura Prentice

Parents and Siblings

    Ozias Grant Prentice





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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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 11

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.

Age 30

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from a reduced form of Middle English, Old French aprentis ‘apprentice’ (from Old French aprendre ‘to learn’, ‘to understand’, Latin appre(he)ndere ‘to understand, grasp’), denoting someone learning a craft or trade, but probably originating as a nickname in the case of the surname.

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

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  • Samuel Prentice, born 1816, New York, in household of Ozias G Prentice in Sanford, Broome, New York, United States. United States Census, 1850

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