Molly Bristol

about 1781–
Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Molly

When Molly Bristol was born about 1781, in Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Sergeant Justus Bristol, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Hawkins, was 42. She married Jonathan Smith Jr. on 27 November 1799.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Smith Jr.
1741–1802
Molly Bristol
1781–
Marriage: 27 November 1799

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1799

Parents and Siblings

    Sergeant Justus Bristol

    Male1736–1820Male

    Female1739–1818Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

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 0

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.
1812

Age 31

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bristow , respelled to conform to the spelling of the modern place name.

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

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