Amos Starkweather

Male7 February 1763–1844

Brief Life History 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 Hamlin, was 35. He married Elizabeth Benjamin. They were the parents of at least 9 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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Amos Starkweather
Elizabeth Benjamin
Henry Starkweather
Phebe Starkweather
David Starkweather
Benjamin Starkweather
Asher Starkweather
Nelson Starkweather
Elizabeth Starkweather
Riley Starkweather
Almira Starkweather
Florilla S Starkweather
Martin Starkweather
Schuyler Starkweather
Alfred Starkweather

Sources (8)

  • Amos Starkwether, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Amos Starkweather, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Amos Starkweather, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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  • Marriage
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    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: perhaps a nickname for a stormy-temperedperson. Compare Stark .

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

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