Dorothy Child

24 November 1763–
Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Child was born on 24 November 1763, in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Eleazar Child, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Green, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Eleazar Child
1737–
Elizabeth Green
1742–1843
Sabrina "Sabra" Child
1763–1844
Thankful Child
1763–
Dorothy Child
1763–
Elizabeth
1765–

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 18

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 31

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

From the name Dorothea, signifying the gift of God. Gaelic forms are Diorbhail and Diormhorguil.

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