Jacob Resseguie

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Resseguie was born on 1 June 1752, in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jacob Resseguie, was 32 and his mother, Mary Curtis, was 32. He married Sarah Follett about 1776, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 July 1835, in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Jacob Resseguie
Sarah Follett
Marriage: about 1776
Betsey Ressequie
Samuel Resseguie
Ralph Resseguie
Alexander Resseguie
Abijah Ressequie

Sources (8)

  • Jacob Rosseguie, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Jacob Resseguie, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob Rosseguie, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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

French (southern; Rességuié): variant of Resseguier, an occupational name for a sawyer, from Occitan rasseguiér ‘sawyer’. The surname Rességuié is very rare in France.

History: This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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