Hulda Lord

Female27 December 1743–16 January 1817

Brief Life History of Hulda

When Hulda Lord was born on 27 December 1743, in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Andrew Lord, was 46 and her mother, Huldah Lamb, was 35. She married Elisha Chapman on 9 March 1762, in Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 16 January 1817, in her hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Chapman
Hulda Lord
Marriage: 9 March 1762
Huldah Chapman
Caleb Chapman
Clarissa Chapman
Anna Chapman
Hannah Chapman
Lucretia Chapman
Elisha Chapman
Elisha Chapman
Hannah Chapman
Chloe Chapman
Richard Lord Chapman
George Henry Chapman

Sources (27)

  • Huldah Chapman, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Huldah in entry for Elisha Chapman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Huldah Chapman, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1762Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)


    Age 33

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 38

    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.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 40

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English laford, louerd, lord ‘lord, master’ (Old English hlāford), perhaps given to a someone who played the part of the lord or master of ceremonies in festival games.

    Irish: adoption of the English name (see 1 above) as a translation of the main element of Gaelic Ó Tighearnaigh (see Tierney ) and Mac Thighearnáin (see McKiernan ).

    Americanized form of French Laure, a variant of the personal name Laur 3.

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

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