Huldah Hinsdale

15 June 1779–16 May 1846 (Age 66)
Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Huldah

When Huldah Hinsdale was born on 15 June 1779, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Srgt Ezra Hinsdale, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Hopkins, was 35. She married Norman Barber in 1800, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 16 May 1846, at the age of 66.

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Norman Barber
Huldah Hinsdale
Marriage: 1800
Almira Barber
Marilla Barber
Norman Hinsdale Barber

Spouse and Children

Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


    Almira Barber



    Norman Hinsdale Barber


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 2

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

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: perhaps a variant of Hindle , a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Huldah Hinsddale, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Huldah Barber, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Huldah in entry for Norman Hinsdale Barber, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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