Amy Harrington

17 August 1788–1830 (Age 41)
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Amy

When Amy Harrington was born on 17 August 1788, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, her father, James Harrington, was 22 and her mother, Mary Spencer, was 21. She married Henry Meyers in 1805. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1830, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Henry Meyers
1784–1810
Amy Harrington
1788–1830
Marriage: 1805
Solomon Myers
1791–
James Myers
about 1813–
Stephen Myers
about 1815–
Amey Delilah Myers
about 1819–
Almyra Myers
1793–
Allen Myers
1799–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1805
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1789
    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State
    Age 3
    On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 12
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the three places called Harrington (Cumberland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire). The Cumberland placename derives from the Old English personal name Hæfer + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hearra + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The Northamptonshire derives from an Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Compare Herendeen .Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty, powerful’.Irish: in Kerry, this name was adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Herington
    Herrington
    Herendeen
    Arrington

    Sources (3)

    • Family Bible Records
    • THE ANCESTRY AND DESCENDANTS of JOHN HEARNDON of SCITUATE, R. I.
    • THE ANCESTRY AND DESCENDANTS of JOHN HEARNDON of SCITUATE, R. I.

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