Betsey Tubbs

1765–1850 (Age 84)
Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Tubbs was born on 14 September 1765, in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Simon Tubbs, was 54 and her mother, Lydia Lewis, was 42. She married David Woodward on 30 October 1785, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1850, at the age of 85.

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Betsey Tubbs
David Woodward
Marriage: 30 October 1785
Polly Woodward
Daniel Woodward
Rebecca Woodward

Spouse & Children

30 October 1785
Hartford, Connecticut, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 11

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

Age 16

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.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 23

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tubbe ( see Tubb ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Betsey in entry for Polly Woodward, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Betsey in entry for Daniel Woodard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Betsey Tubbs in entry for David Woodard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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