Mary Starkweather

6 March 1714–4 April 1785 (Age 71)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Starkweather was born on 6 March 1714, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Timothy Starkweather, was 35 and her mother, Mehitable Fenner, was 28. She married William Blodgett on 23 June 1738, in Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States. She died on 4 April 1785, in her hometown, at the age of 71, and was buried in Preston City, Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Blodgett
1715–
Mary Starkweather
1714–1785
Marriage: 23 June 1738

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1738
Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (2)

1776

Age 62

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

Age 67

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.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a nickname for a stormy-tempered person. Compare Stark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Starkweather, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Starkweather, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Starkweather in entry for William Blogil, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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