Joseph Whittemore Jr

4 July 1736–4 May 1811 (Age 74)
Mansfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Whittemore Jr was born on 4 July 1736, in Mansfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Whittemore, was 42 and his mother, Anne Slate, was 26. He married Sarah Howe in November 1763, in Mansfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 4 May 1811, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 74.

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Joseph Whittemore Jr
Sarah Howe
Marriage: November 1763
Joseph Whittemore
Shubael Whittemore
Samuel Whittemore
Sarah Whittemore

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  • Marriage
    November 1763Mansfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (4)

    Age 40
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 45
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 58
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English (Bedfordshire): variant of Whitmore .History: Thomas Whittemore came from England to Charlestown, MA, in or c. 1639. Amos Whittemore, born in Cambridge, MA, in 1759 was an inventor and gunsmith, and another Thomas Whittemore was born in Boston in 1800; he was a Universalist clergyman and MA legislator.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Joseph Whitamor, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Joseph in entry for Joseph Whittemore, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Joseph Whittemore, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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