Lorena Waterman

Female17 January 1785–20 April 1823

Brief Life History 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
Major Andrew Newton

Sources (4)

  • Luna Waterman, "Vermont Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • (Lucina) Waterman, Marriage Record - "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lorena Waterman Newton, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1808Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States
  • Children (5)

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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

    English and Dutch: occupational name for a boatman or ferryman, or a water carrier (the English name was perhaps sometimes synonymous with Middle English waterlader or waterberer, denoting a man who carried fresh water from a spring or stream for drinking or domestic use), or a topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or stretch of water (see Water 2).

    English: occupational name from the Middle English personal name Water or Walter + man, meaning ‘servant of Wa(l)ter’.

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wassermann or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wasserman .

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

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