Havilah Beeman

Male3 February 1798–24 April 1863

Brief Life History of Havilah

When Havilah Beeman was born on 3 February 1798, in Society of East Greenwich, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Lemuel Beeman, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Cogswell, was 37. He married Lorenda about 1822, in Society of East Greenwich, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 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
1805–after 1859
Marriage: about 1822
Elisha Beeman
Betsey Beeman
Oliver Harley Beeman
Seymour Beeman

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  • Marriage
    about 1822Society of East Greenwich, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (6)

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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

    English (Kent): occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English bee-man ‘bee-keeper’ (Old English bēo + mann).

    English (Kent): variant of Beaumont .

    Americanized form of German Biemann or of its Dutch cognate Bieman.

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

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