Adoniram Bostwick

8 February 1771–8 April 1838 (Age 67)
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Adoniram

When Adoniram Bostwick was born on 8 February 1771, in New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Matthew Bostwick, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Bostwick, was 29. He married Eleanor Ingersoll on 11 August 1805, in Bainbridge, Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 April 1838, at the age of 67.

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Adoniram Bostwick
Eleanor Ingersoll
Marriage: 11 August 1805
Eunice Bostwick
Juliun Ingersoll Bostwick
Theodore Ingersoll Bostwick
Betsey Ingersall Bostwick
Lora Ann Bostwick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1805Bainbridge, Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 10
    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 18
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): in northwestern England perhaps a variant of Bostock , and in southeastern England a variant of Bastick (see Bostick 1) with rounding of the vowel.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Adoniram Bostwick in entry for Truman Curtiss, Jr. and Betsey ... Bostwick, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Adoniram Bostwick, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Adoniram Bostwick, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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