Timothy Foote

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

The Life 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 Peru, Huron, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Foote
1752–1832
Abigail Barnes
1750–1786
Marriage: 12 December 1771
Timothy Foote Jr
1773–1831
Samuel Foote
1776–
Ebenezer Foote
1778–1857
Abigail Foote
1780–1848
Lois Foote
1783–1875
Lucy Ann Foote
1784–1861

Spouse and Children

    Male1752–1832Male

    Abigail Barnes

    Female1750–1786Female

MARRIAGE
12 December 1771
Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(6)

    Timothy Foote Jr

    Male1773–1831Male

    Samuel Foote

    Male1776–Male

    Ebenezer Foote

    Male1778–1857Male

    Female1780–1848Female

    Female1783–1875Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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 (Somerset):1. nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fōt), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr. 2. topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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Story Highlight

Revolutionary War

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

Sources (3)

  • Timothy in entry for Sally Garnsey Foot, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Timothy Foot in entry for Foot, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Timothy Foot, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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