Martha Pinney

31 March 1777–
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Pinney was born on 31 March 1777, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abner Pinney, was 27 and her mother, Ruth Gillette, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Abner Pinney
1750–1804
Ruth Gillette
1751–1806
Ruth Pinney
1774–1817
Judge Azariah Pinney
1775–1811
Martha Pinney
1777–
Abner Putnam Pinney
1779–1869
Huldah Pinney
1780–1847
Levi Pinney
1782–1869
Chester Pinney
1785–1861
Harvey Pinney
1787–1876
Ruth "Betsey" Pinney
1795–1875

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 4

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Penny .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha Piney, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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