Ebenezer Eddy

10 July 1780–
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Eddy was born on 10 July 1780, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Corp Asa Eddy, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Gore, was 41. He married Lydia King in 1809, in Julius, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ebenezer Eddy
Lydia King
Marriage: 1809
Eunice Eddy

Spouse and Children


    Lydia King


Julius, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States


    Eunice Eddy


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

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

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ebenezer Eddy, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ebenezer Eddy, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Ebenezer Eddy, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.