Jeremiah Gillpatrick

3 August 1776–26 February 1857 (Age 80)
Limerick, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Gillpatrick was born on 3 August 1776, in Limerick, York, Maine, United States, his father, Jeremiah F Gilpatrick, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Dyer, was 22. He married Lydia Hodgdon on 2 December 1799, in Limerick, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in York, Maine, United States in 1830. He died on 26 February 1857, in Limerick, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Limerick, York, Maine, United States.

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Jeremiah Gillpatrick
Lydia Hodgdon
Marriage: 2 December 1799
Joseph Hodgdon Gilpatrick

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2 December 1799
Limerick, York, Maine, United States


    Joseph Hodgdon Gilpatrick


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

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.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1787: York, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: York, Maine, United States
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

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

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phádraig ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Patrick’ ( see Kilpatrick ).

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

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  • Jeremiah Gillpatrick, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Jeremiah Gillpatrick, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Jeremiah Gilpatrick, "United States Census, 1850"

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