Lorena Waterman

17 January 1785–20 April 1823 (Age 38)
Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lorena

When Lorena Waterman was born on 17 January 1785, in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Levi Waterman, was 24 and her mother, Hepzibah Clark, was 22. She married Andrew Newton on 11 December 1808, in Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 April 1823, in her hometown, at the age of 38, and was buried in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Andrew Newton
Lorena Waterman
Marriage: 11 December 1808
Melvin C. W. Newton
Alandus Newton
Lucy Janet Newton
Hephzibah Newton
M Andrew Newton

Spouse and Children

11 December 1808
Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States


    Melvin C. W. Newton


    Lucy Janet Newton


    Hephzibah Newton


    M Andrew Newton


    Alandus Newton


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 6

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for the servant of a man called Wa(l)ter ( see Water 1).2 English and Dutch: occupational name for a boatman or a water carrier, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of water ( see Water 2).3 Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wasserman(n), an occupational name for a watercarrier. Compare 2 above.

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

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Sources (3)

  • (Lucina) Waterman in entry for Andrew Newton, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • (Lucina) Waterman, Marriage Record - "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lorena Waterman Newton, "Find A Grave Index"

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