Thomas North

15 March 1787–14 September 1829 (Age 42)
Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas North was born on 15 March 1787, in Orange, New York, United States, his father, Thomas North, was 22 and his mother, Bathsheba Denton North Hathaway, was 17. He married Hannah Osterhout about 1810. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 September 1829, in New York, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Thomas North
1787–1829
Hannah Osterhout
1787–1831
Marriage: about 1810
Sybil Maria North
1818–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1810
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas North

    Male1765–Male

    Bathsheba Denton North Hathaway

    Female1770–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 10

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 13

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

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement ( compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1.2 Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh ( see McNulty ) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

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