Daniel Sturgis

15 October 1745–22 February 1811 (Age 65)
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Sturgis was born on 15 October 1745, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Sturges, was 27 and his mother, Mary Beers, was 22. He married Naomi Bradley on 21 October 1767, in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 February 1811, in Pulteney, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 65.

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Daniel Sturgis
Naomi Bradley
Marriage: 21 October 1767
Joseph Sturges
Samuel Sturges
Mary Sturges
Erastus Sturges
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Spouse and Children

21 October 1767
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States



    Samuel Sturges


    Mary Sturges


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World Events (6)


Age 31

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

Age 31

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 36

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Þorgils, composed of the name of the Norse god of thunder, Þorr + gils ‘hostage’, ‘pledge’. However, the inorganic initial s- is not easily explained; it may be the result of Old French influence.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Daniell Sturgis, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Daniel Jr. -

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