Chauncey Bridgman

24 February 1779–16 September 1856 (Age 77)
Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Chauncey

When Chauncey Bridgman was born on 24 February 1779, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Bridgeman, was 32 and his mother, Mary Dorman, was 32. He married Cynthia Dewey about 1800. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 16 September 1856, in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Bridgman
Cynthia Dewey
Marriage: about 1800
John Bridgeman
Cynthia A. Bridgeman
Mary Bridgeman
Eunice Adaline Bridgman

Spouse and Children

about 1800
Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire


    John Bridgeman


    Cynthia A. Bridgeman


    Mary Bridgeman


    Eunice Adaline Bridgman


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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 9

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bridgeman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chauncy Bridgman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chancy Bridgman, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Chauncy Bridgman in entry for Eunice Adeline Bridgman, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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