Violetta Hindsdale

29 June 1780–20 September 1854 (Age 74)
Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Violetta

When Violetta Hindsdale was born on 29 June 1780, in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ariel Hinsdale, was 29 and her mother, Thankful Severance, was 24. She married Joseph Otis on 12 May 1805, in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 September 1854, at the age of 74.

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Joseph Otis
Violetta Hindsdale
Marriage: 12 May 1805
Albert Hinsdale Otis

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12 May 1805
Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

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: perhaps a variant of Hindle , a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violetta Hindsdale, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Violetta Hinsdale, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Violetta Hinsdale, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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