Jonathan Dearborn

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Jonathan Dearborn was born on 15 June 1781, in Northfield, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Shubael Dearborn, was 28 and his mother, Ruth Leavitt, was 19. He married Elizabeth Kennison on 23 January 1803, in Northfield, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 16 July 1853, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Dearborn
1781–1853
Elizabeth Kennison
1782–1866
Marriage: 23 January 1803
Ruth Dearborn
1805–1885
Shubael Dearborn
1807–1870
Dearborn
1809–
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1811–
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1813–
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1815–
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1817–
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1819–
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1821–
Dearborn
1824–
Eliza Dearborn
1811–1910
Cynthia Dearborn
1817–1905
Emily Dearborn
1820–1869
Jonathan Leavitt Dearborn
1822–1894

Sources (16)

  • Jonathan Dearborn, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Jonathan Dearborn in entry for Eliza Dearborn, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Jonathan Dearborn, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

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.

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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: unexplained.

History: Godfrey Dearborn (baptized September 24, 1603 in Willoughby,Lincolnshire, England) came to North America in 1639 and settled inHampton, NH, where he died on February 4, 1686.

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

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