Captain Ezra Doolittle

3 June 1752–5 April 1830 (Age 77)
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Ezra

When Captain Ezra Doolittle was born on 3 June 1752, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Doolittle, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Dayton, was 40. He married Sarah Moss on 18 January 1775, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 5 April 1830, in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Ezra Doolittle
1752–1830
Sarah Moss
1755–1847
Marriage: 18 January 1775
Ezra Doolittle
1776–1777
Sarah Thompson Doolittle
1778–1781
Ezra Doolittle
1780–1866
Anna Doolittle
1780–
Sarah Moss Doolittle
1782–1826
Elizabeth Ann Doolittle
1784–1866
Loly Doolittle
1786–
Leonard Doolittle
1789–
Levi Doolittle Sr
1792–1875
Eunice Doolittle
1795–1884
Matilda Doolittle
1797–1798
Matilda Doolittle
1800–1805

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1775Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 24
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 29
    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.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 42
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2696;2007: 5103; 2010: 6893)English: nickname for a lazy man or an idler, from Middle English do ‘do’ + little ‘little’.

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

    Sources (31)

    • Ezra Doolittle in entry for Sarah Thompson Doolittle, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Early Connecticut Marriages
    • Capt. Ezra in entry for Sarah Doolittle, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

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