Seneca Haight

4 January 1796–23 November 1855 (Age 59)
Stanford, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Seneca

When Seneca Haight was born on 4 January 1796, in Stanford, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Robert Haight, was 25 and her mother, Phebe Tripp, was 16. She died on 23 November 1855, at the age of 59.

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World Events (7)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.

Age 16

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill ( see Hight ).

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

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