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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Family Time Line

Andrew Newton
1781–1868
Lorena Waterman
1785–1823
Marriage: 11 December 1808
Melvin C. W. Newton
1809–1879
Alandus Newton
1818–
Lucy Janet Newton
1812–1885
Hephzibah Newton
1815–1815
M Andrew Newton
1816–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 December 1808
Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

    Melvin C. W. Newton

    Male1809–1879Male

    Lucy Janet Newton

    Female1812–1885Female

    Hephzibah Newton

    Female1815–1815Female

    M Andrew Newton

    Male1816–1891Male

    Alandus Newton

    Male1818–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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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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