Thomas S. Hazard

about 1760–23 November 1843 (Age 83)
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas S.

When Thomas S. Hazard was born about 1760, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Stephen Hazard, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Carpenter, was 19. He married Silence Knowles about 1782. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. In 1775, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as sea captain in early life.. He died on 23 November 1843, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83.

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Thomas S. Hazard
Silence Knowles
Marriage: about 1782
William Hazard
Stephen Hazard
Mary Hazard
Margaret Hazard
Rouse Hazard
Eliza Hazard
Stanton B Hazard
Augustus George Hazard

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  • Marriage
    about 1782
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 16
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
    Age 16
    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 23
    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

    (1997: 1575;2007: 3074; 2010: 4054)English: Anglo-Norman French variant of Hansard .English and French: nickname from Old French, Middle English hasard, hazard ‘game of dice’, perhaps given to a player at hazard, i.e. a gambler, trickster, or rascal. The word probably derives from Arabic az-zahr, from az, assimilated form of the definite article al, + zahr ‘die’. It appears to have been picked up in the Holy Land and brought back to Europe by Provençal crusaders.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Thomas S. Hazard, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Book, "The Hazard Family of Rhode Island" by Caroline E Robinson, 1896

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