Experience Ramsdell

Female1 July 1753–10 June 1811

Brief Life History of Experience

Experience Ramsdell was born on 1 July 1753, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. She married Abel Wilcox on 4 December 1776, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 June 1811, in her hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in New Hartford, New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Abel Wilcox
Experience Ramsdell
Marriage: 4 December 1776
Elizabeth Wilcox
Abel Wilcox Jr
Samuel Wilcox
Joseph Wilcox
Timothy Wilcox
Eunice Wilcox
Sally Wilcox
Clarissa Wilcox

Sources (16)

  • Experience Ramsdell Wilcox, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Experience in entry for Sally Willcox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Experience in entry for Clarissa Willcox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1776Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 23

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 28

    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.


    Age 32

    DLESEX COUNTY was incorporated by an act of the Legislature passed at the May session, 1785, and at that time consisted of six towns. Of these, Mifldletown, Chatham, Haddam, and East Haddam were taken from the county of Hartford, and Saybrook and Killingworth from New London coun

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, possibly from Ramsdell in Hampshire, but more likely from Ramsdale, a place in North Yorkshire, named from Old English hramsa ‘wild garlic’ (or possibly the genitive case of the byname Ram(m) ‘ram’) + dæl ‘valley’, or from Ramsdale Farm in Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Compare Ransdell .

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

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