Lucy Munger

1747–1840 (Age 92)
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Munger was born on 19 September 1747, in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph Munger, was 28 and her mother, Jemima Lyon, was 17. She married Joseph Blodgett III on 10 November 1768, in Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 14 February 1840, in Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 92.

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Lucy Munger
Joseph Blodgett III
Marriage: 10 November 1768
Rufus Blodgett
Joseph Blodgett
Calvin Blodgett
Alvina Blodgett
William Blodgett
Polly Blodgett
Lyman Blodgett

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10 November 1768
Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 34

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 53

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Monger .

Possible Related Names

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

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