Daniel Platt

2 October 1786–31 August 1850 (Age 63)
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel Platt was born on 2 October 1786, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jonas Platt, was 30 and his mother, Lucy Mills, was 22. He married Elizabeth Bradley on 21 September 1808, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 31 August 1850, in Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 63.

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Daniel Platt
Elizabeth Bradley
Marriage: 21 September 1808
Matsey Platt

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 1
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
Age 2
Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State
Age 17
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Platt or Platt Bridge in Lancashire, named in Middle English with Old French plat ‘flat’, ‘thin’ ( see Platte ), in the dialect sense ‘plank bridge’.2 English: topographic name from Middle English plat ‘plot of land’, ‘piece of ground’ (Old English plætt).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German platt ‘flat’.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Daniel Platt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Platt in entry for Elizabeth Bradley, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Daniel Pratt, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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