Daniel Platt

1786–1850 (Age 63)
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut

The Life of Daniel

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

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Daniel Platt
1786–1850
Elizabeth Bradley
1788–1852
Marriage: 21 September 1808

Spouse and Children

    Male1786–1850Male

    Elizabeth Bradley

    Female1788–1852Female

MARRIAGE
21 September 1808
Redding

Parents and Siblings

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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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 2

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1803

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 (3)

  • 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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