Daniel Jacob Nettleton

9 January 1739–4 August 1832 (Age 93)
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Daniel Jacob

When Daniel Jacob Nettleton was born on 9 January 1739, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Nettleton Sr., was 24 and his mother, Mary Hazelton, was 21. He married Phebe Hamlin about 1763. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 4 August 1832, in Montague, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Daniel Jacob Nettleton
Phebe Hamlin
Marriage: about 1763
Tamsen Nettleton
David Nettleton
Elizabeth Nettleton
Tamsen Nettleton
Roswell Nettleton
Mary Nettleton
Barnabas Nettleton
Sarah Nettleton
Daniel Nettleton
Samuel Nettleton

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about 1763


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World Events (6)


Age 37

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

Age 42

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 49

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 (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place so named, probably the one in Lincolnshire, although there is also one in Wiltshire. The place name is derived from Old English netele ‘nettle’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Nettleton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Daniel Nettleton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Daniel Nettleton, Jr. - Government record: Census record: death: after 1808; Ontario, Canada

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