Chester Pinney

26 July 1785–25 June 1861 (Age 75)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Chester

When Chester Pinney was born on 26 July 1785, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Abner Pinney, was 35 and his mother, Ruth Gillette, was 33. He married Lucretia Thompson on 15 July 1810, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sharon, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 25 June 1861, in Worthington, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75.

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Chester Pinney
Ruth Irvine
Abigail Pinney
Edward Pinney
Eleazer Pinney
Aaron Pinney
Elizabeth Pinney
Margaret Pinney
Abraham Pinney

Spouse and Children


    Ruth Irvine




    Abigail Pinney


    Edward Pinney


    Eleazer Pinney


    Aaron Pinney


    Elizabeth Pinney


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Penny .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chester Pinney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chester Pinney, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Chester Pinney, "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958"

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