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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Family Time Line

Thomas S. Hazard
1760–1843
Silence Knowles
1759–1827
Marriage: about 1782
William Hazard
1785–1849
Stephen Hazard
1790–
Mary Hazard
1787–1834
Margaret Hazard
1787–1812
Rouse Hazard
1793–
Eliza Hazard
1798–
Stanton B Hazard
1799–1858
Augustus George Hazard
1802–1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1782
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1776
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hassard
    Hazzard
    Hansard

    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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