Sarah Huntington

19 June 1777–9 September 1849 (Age 72)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Huntington was born on 19 June 1777, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Lieut. Andrew Huntington, was 30 and her mother, Ruth Hyde, was 31. She married Joseph Rockwell in April 1800, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1850. She died on 9 September 1849, in Lisbon, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Joseph Rockwell
Sarah Huntington
Marriage: April 1800
Azel Rockwell
Ruth Rockwell
Phelura Rockwell
Emily Rockwell
Eunice Hunington Rockwell
Elijah Frink Rockwell
Andrew H. Rockwell
Sarah Ann Rockwell

Spouse and Children

April 1800
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States


    Azel Rockwell


    Phelura Rockwell


    Emily Rockwell


    Eunice Hunington Rockwell


    Elijah Frink Rockwell


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 4

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 23

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: habitational name from any of several places so called, named with the genitive plural huntena of Old English hunta ‘hunter’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ or dūn ‘hill’ (the forms in -ton and -don having become inextricably confused). A number of bearers of this name may well derive it from Huntingdon, now in Cambridgeshire (formerly the county seat of the old county of Huntingdonshire), which is named from the genitive case of Old English hunta ‘huntsman’, perhaps used as a personal name, + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sally R Caswell in household of Ebenezer Huntington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Huntington Rockwell, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Sarah Huntington Rockwell, "Find A Grave Index"

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