Timothy Webster

20 October 1723–30 April 1803 (Age 79)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Webster was born on 20 October 1723, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Capt. Stephen Webster, was 30 and his mother, Mary Burnham, was 32. He married Sarah White on 15 August 1745, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 30 April 1803, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in East Cemetery, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Timothy Webster
Sarah White
Marriage: 15 August 1745
Timothy Webster
Michael Webster
Sarah Webster
Elijah Webster
Reuben Webster
James Webster
Child Webster
Ruth Webster
Huldah Webster

Spouse and Children

15 August 1745
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 58

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 63

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 (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Timothy Webster in entry for Sary White, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Timothy Webster, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Timothy Webster, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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