Adoniram Bostwick

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

The Life 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

11 August 1805
Bainbridge, Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States


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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 (South Yorkshire):1. habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly Beswick . 2. perhaps a variant of Bostock .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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