Reuben Hungerford

1747–1828 (Age 80)
Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Hungerford was born on 9 September 1747, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, David B Hungerford, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ann Beckwith, was 35. He married Olive Gaylord in April 1776. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He died in 1828, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Hungerford
1747–1828
Olive Gaylord
1758–1837
Marriage: April 1776
Lois Hungerford
1777–1841
Chauncy Hungerford
1783–1791
Polly Hungerford
1778–
Amos Hungerford
1781–1861
Reuben Hungerford
1786–1810
Olive Hungerford
1788–1849
Sally Gaylord Hungerford
1790–1867
Ann O Hungerford
1793–1866
Lucinda Hungerford
1794–1829
Delinda Hungerford
1794–1810
Candance Hungerford
1798–1840
Amanda Hungerford
1801–1847
Chauncey Hungerford
1803–1873

Spouse and Children

    Male1747–1828Male

    Olive Gaylord

    Female1758–1837Female

MARRIAGE
April 1776
Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut
children

(13)

    Female1777–1841Female

    Polly Hungerford

    Female1778–Female

    Amos Hungerford

    Male1781–1861Male

    Chauncy Hungerford

    Male1783–1791Male

    Reuben Hungerford

    Male1786–1810Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1710–1758Male

    Sarah Ann Beckwith

    Female1712–1748Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 29

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

Age 34

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.
1791

Age 44

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hungerford in Berkshire, named with Old English hungor ‘hunger’ (here probably denoting unproductive land) + ford ‘ford’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Reuben in entry for Delinda Hungerford, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Reuben Hungerford, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Reuben in entry for Reuben Hungerford, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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