Amos Starkweather

7 February 1763–1844 (Age 80)
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Starkweather was born on 7 February 1763, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathan Starkweather, was 37 and his mother, Dorcas Hamblen, was 35. He married Elizabeth Benjamin. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States for about 10 years and Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States in 1820. He died in 1844, in Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Wheatville, Stafford, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Starkweather
1763–1844
Elizabeth Benjamin
1773–1829
Marriage:
Phebe Starkweather
1793–1870
David Starkweather
1794–1818
Benjamin Starkweather
1796–1879
Asher Starkweather
1797–1871
Nelson Starkweather
1799–1881
Elizabeth Starkweather
1800–1862
Riley Starkweather
1803–1823
Almira Starkweather
1805–1850
Florilla S Starkweather
1808–1889
Martin Starkweather
1812–1890
Schuyler Starkweather
1816–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(11)

    Female1793–1870Female

    David Starkweather

    Male1794–1818Male

    Benjamin Starkweather

    Male1796–1879Male

    Male1797–1871Male

    Nelson Starkweather

    Male1799–1881Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Mary Starkweather

    Female1752–1783Female

    Asa Starkweather

    Male1753–1811Male

    Anna Starkweather

    Female1755–1813Female

    Nathan Starkweather

    Male1757–1848Male

    Ezra Starkweather

    Male1759–1822Male

+7 More Children

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a nickname for a stormy-tempered person. Compare Stark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amos Starkwether, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Amos Starkweather, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Amos Starkweather, "United States Census, 1820"

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