George S. Atwood

Male1820–29 October 1853

Brief Life History of George S.

When George S. Atwood was born in 1820, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, David B Atwood, was 21 and his mother, Huldah Manville, was 16. He married Roxanna Hart on 5 July 1846, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 29 October 1853, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

George S. Atwood
1820–before 1853
Roxanna Hart
Marriage: 5 July 1846
after 1846–before 1853
James Atwood
about 1849–
George E Atwood
about 1850–1867
Evaline Atwood

Sources (4)

  • George S Atwood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George S Atwood, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • George Atwood, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1846Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 0

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 9

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 10

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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