Havilah Beeman

3 February 1798–24 April 1863 (Age 65)
Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Havilah

When Havilah Beeman was born on 3 February 1798, in Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Lemuel Beeman, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Cogswell, was 37. He married Lorenda about 1822, in Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 April 1863, in Caton, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 65.

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Havilah Beeman
Marriage: about 1822
Elisha Beeman
Betsey Beeman
Oliver Harley Beeman
Oliver Beeman
Seymour Beeman

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about 1822
Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 4

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Beaumont .2 English: occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English be ‘bee’ + man ‘man’.3 Americanized spelling of German Biemann, which is probably a reduced form of Bineman or Bileman, habitational names from Bien near Lingen and Biela or Bielau.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Family Bible Records
  • Legacy NFS Source: Havilah Beeman - birth:

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