Timothy Foote

9 October 1752–1 August 1832 (Age 79)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Timothy

When Timothy Foote was born on 9 October 1752, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Foote, was 33 and his mother, Lois Loomis, was 27. He married Abigail Barnes on 12 December 1771, in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 August 1832, in Fairfield Township, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Old Alonzo West Farm Cemetery, Peru, Huron, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Foote
1752–1832
Lucy Thorp
1760–1837
Lyman Foote
1788–1812
Mary Foote
1789–1851
Polly Foote
1789–
Roxanna
1791–1794
Priscilla Foote
1793–1832
Isaac
1795–1795
George Foote
1797–
Hepzhah Foote
1799–
Hezekiah Foote
1801–1804
Lucinda
1803–1804

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World Events (6)

1776
Age 24
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 24
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 42
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English fot ‘foot’ (Old English fōt), sometimes translated in medieval documents by Latin cum pede ‘with the foot’. Probably a nickname for someone with a deformity of the foot or with large feet.English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English personal name Fot, from Old Norse Fótr, originally a nickname with the same sense as 1 above.English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

Possible Related Names

Foot

Story Highlight

Revolutionary War

Fought in the war. Unfortunately his grave site has been covered over with a man made pond,such respect!

Sources (8)

  • Timothy Foot in entry for Foot, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Timothy Foot in entry for Lucy Maria Foot, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Timothy in entry for Sally Garnsey Foot, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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