Dorothy Wadsworth

15 May 1769–17 December 1857 (Age 88)
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Dorothy

When Dorothy Wadsworth was born on 15 May 1769, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Timothy Wadsworth, was 41 and her mother, Hopey "Heppy" Kilbourn, was 38. She married Willard Allen in 1800. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in West Turin, Lewis, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 17 December 1857, in Constableville, West Turin, Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Constableville, West Turin, Lewis, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Allen
Dorothy Wadsworth
Marriage: 1800
Zenas Allen
Hamilton Allen
Alphronson Allen
Esther Allen
Olney Allen
Libanus Allen

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World Events (8)

Age 7
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 12
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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 25
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wadsworth near Halifax, West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wæddi + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (4)

  • Dorothy Allen in household of Zenus Aullen, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Dorothy Wadsworth Allen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Doratha Wadsworth, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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