Michael Lounsbury

12 September 1744–1835 (Age 90)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Lounsbury was born on 12 September 1744, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Monmouth Lounsbury, was 29 and his mother, Jemima June, was 25. He married Abigail Hillman on 27 April 1769, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1835, in his hometown, at the age of 91.

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Michael Lounsbury
Abigail Hillman
Marriage: 27 April 1769
John Lounsberry
Daniel Lounsbury
Ruah Lounsberry
Rufus Lounsberry
Joseph Lounsberry
Ezra Lounsberry
Lydia Lounsberry
Sebra Lounsberry
James Lounsberry
Harvey Lounsberry

Spouse and Children

27 April 1769
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 32

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

Age 37

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.

Age 47

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: probably a respelling of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Riding of 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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Sources (3)

  • Michael Lounsbery in entry for Abigail Hilman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mikil Lounsbery, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Michael Lounsbery in entry for Ruah Lounsbery, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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