Israel Guild

25 November 1729–October 1801 (Age 71)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Israel

Israel Guild was born on 25 November 1729, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States as the son of Israel Guild and Sarah George. He married Anna on 1 March 1798, in Cooperstown, Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States. He died in October 1801, in Cooperstown, Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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Israel Guild
Marriage: 1 March 1798

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1 March 1798
Cooperstown, Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States

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World Events (4)


Age 47

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 52

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 57

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: apparently a nickname for someone who played a prominent part in a medieval guild. It may, however, be a Scottish variant of Gold .2 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh surname Gwyllt, a nickname meaning ‘wild’.

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

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  • Israel Guile, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Israel Guile, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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