Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury

Male1 January 1838–9 April 1915

Brief Life History of Thomas Raynesford

When Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury was born on 1 January 1838, in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Lounsbury, was 49 and his mother, Mary Jennett Woodward, was 39. He married Jane Dugan Folwell on 2 August 1871, in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ovid Center, Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States in 1850 and Seneca, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 9 April 1915, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury
Jane Dugan Folwell
Marriage: 2 August 1871
Walter Whitney Lounsbury

Sources (10)

  • Thomas R. Lounsbury, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas R Lounsbury, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Prof Thomas R Lounsbury, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    2 August 1871Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 8

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

    1848 · Slavery is Abolished

    Age 10

    In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries 1861: Nez Perce, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Nez Perce, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Nez Perce, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: probably an altered form of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Yorkshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Lothinn + Old English burh ‘stronghold’.

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

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