Matthew A Stickney

1800–12 August 1894 (Age 94)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Matthew A

When Matthew A Stickney was born in 1800, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dudley Stickney, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Davis, was 26. He married Mary Elizabeth Smith on 17 April 1833, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 12 August 1894, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Matthew A Stickney
Lucy Stickney
Marriage: 25 December 1838
Sarah E Stickney
Lucy W Stickney
Cornelia A Stickney

Spouse and Children

25 December 1838
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    Sarah E Stickney


    Lucy W Stickney


    Cornelia A Stickney


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

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.
1804 · Gardner-Pingree House Built

Age 4

Samuel McIntire built the house in 1804. It belonged to the John Gardner family until 1814, when it was sold to Joseph White. In 1834, the house was bought by David Pingree. The house is legendary for the murder of Joseph White.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so named from the genitive case of Old English sticca ‘long strip of land’ + ēg ‘island’, i.e. a strip of land between streams.

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

Sources (3)

  • Matthew A Stickney, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Matthew A Stickney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Matthew A Stickney, "United States Census, 1860"

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