Seneca Haight

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

The Life Summary 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, in Rutland, Rutland Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59.

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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

possibly a variant of Hight , a topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.perhaps sometimes a nickname from Middle English hait ‘merry; revelry’.English:

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

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