Birth: Feb. 10, 1790
Death: Aug. 9, 1825
Daughter of Nathaniel & Lucretia Ann Denning Shaler. Wife of U.S. Navy Commodore Thomas MacDonough. She died three months prior to his death.
Thomas then scummed to the effects of tuberculosis, through pulmonary consumption. Removed from his command of the frigate "Constitution" which was at sea, he was placed aboard the "Edwin", where he died about six hundred miles from home; he was returned to Middletown for burial.
Her husband was a son of Mary Vance and Thomas MacDonough. He was one of five sons in a family of ten children.
Lucy Ann was the first daughter in a family also of five girls and five boys.
They married 12 December 1812 at Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.
They had left behind nine children, three of them in the graveyard at Middletown; their first, a son named Thomas Nathaniel, their third child & first daughter, Marian Louisa and one of their twin boys, William Joseph, who had lived almost three years.
At Lucy's & Thomas' death, the following remained: James Edward Fisher, 9; Charles Shaler [twin], 7; Augustus Rodney, 5; Thomas III, 3; and Charlotte Rosella, six weeks old.
Nathaniel Shaler (1747 - 1817)
Lucretia Ann Denning Shaler (1766 - 1843)
Thomas MacDonough (1783 - 1825)
Thomas Nathaniel Macdonough (1814 - 1815)*
Marian Louisa Macdonough (1817 - 1817)*
William Joseph Macdonough (1818 - 1821)*
Francis Augusta MacDonough (1823 - 1824)*
Charlotte Rosella MacDonough Hubbard (1825 - 1900)*
Lucy Ann Shaler MacDonough (1790 - 1825)
Amelia Shaler Ogden (1806 - 1834)*
MacDONOUGH, Lucy Ann, d. 9 Aug 1825, age 35;
"Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Lucy Ann,
wife of Com. Thomas Mac DONOUGH
& daughter of Nathaniel & Lucy Ann SHALER.
The richest gifts of Nature &
of Grace adorn'd her mind &
heart, & at her Death Genius, Friendship
& Piety morn'd their common loss.
She preceded her husband to the realms of glory only a few short months..
They were lovely & pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided."
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Record added: May 19, 2010
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