David B Atwood

Maleabout 1800–1880

Brief Life History of David B

When David B Atwood was born about 1800, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elijah Atwood Jr, was 36 and his mother, Abigail Atwood, was 33. He married Huldah Manville on 25 May 1824, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bethlehem, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1860 and Great Plain, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1880. He died in 1880, in Plainville, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81.

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David B Atwood
about 1800–1880
Huldah Manville
Marriage: 25 May 1824
George S. Atwood
Henry Clinton Atwood
George Charles Atwood
James C. Atwood
Delia Atwood
James D Atwood

Sources (17)

  • David Atwood, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Atwood, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • David Atwood in entry for James C. Atwood, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1824Connecticut, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    about 1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age NaN

    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.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 2

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 21

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    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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