Solomon Janes

6 February 1758–2 November 1805 (Age 47)
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Janes was born on 6 February 1758, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Seth Janes, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Larabee, was 39. He married Susan Trapp on 20 July 1793, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 2 November 1805, in his hometown, at the age of 47.

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Solomon Janes
Susan Trapp
Marriage: 20 July 1793
Henry Janes
Sally Janes
Wealthea Post Jaynes

Spouse and Children

20 July 1793
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States


    Henry Janes


    Sally Janes



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World Events (6)


Age 18

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

Age 23

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 25

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

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Jan ( see Jayne ).2 Czech (Janeš): from a pet form of the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Greek Iōannēs ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon Janes, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Solomon Janes, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Solomon Janes, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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