Dorothy Child

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

The Life Summary 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
1737–1770
Elizabeth Green
1742–
Sabrina "Sabra" Child
1763–1844
Thankful Child
1763–
Dorothy Child
1763–
Elizabeth Child
1765–

Parents and Siblings

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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

Usual English form of Dorothea . The name was not used in the Middle Ages, but was taken up in the 15th century and became common thereafter. It was borne by the American film star Dorothy Lamour ( 1914–1996 , born Dorothy Kaumeyer ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Dorothee
Dorothie

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