Desdemonia Guild

4 November 1789–26 May 1871 (Age 81)
Milton, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Desdemonia

When Desdemonia Guild was born on 4 November 1789, in Milton, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jeremiah Guild, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Hale, was 33. She married Samuel Wright on 29 May 1814, in Milton, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 26 May 1871, in Milton, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wright
1789–1875
Desdemonia Guild
1789–1871
Marriage: 29 May 1814
Mary Ann Wright
1815–1875
Alice Wright
1817–
Ellis Wright
1817–
Clarissa Maria Wright
1818–1892
Everett Hale Wright
1821–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1814
Milton, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 13

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: apparently a nickname for someone who played a prominent part in a medieval guild. It may, however, be a Scottish variant of Gold .2 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh surname Gwyllt, a nickname meaning ‘wild’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Desdamona Wright in household of Samuel Wright, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Desdamona Wright in household of Samuel Wright, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Derdemona Wright in household of Samuel Wright, "United States Census, 1860"

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