Jehiel Hungerford

3 June 1758–1 January 1844 (Age 85)
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jehiel

When Jehiel Hungerford was born on 3 June 1758, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Austin Hungerford, was 25 and his mother, Rachel Cone, was 22. He married Hannah Spencer on 27 April 1779, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 January 1844, in Slaterville Springs, Caroline, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Garrett Mandeville Cemetery, Caroline, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jehiel Hungerford
1758–1844
Hannah Spencer
1758–1842
Marriage: 27 April 1779
Amasa Hungerford
1781–1859
Jehiel Hungerford
1783–1838
Rexford Hungerford
1785–
Lydia Hungerford
1791–
Hannah Hale Hungerford
1785–1861
Spencer Hungerford
1789–1871
Elizabeth Hungerford
1792–1878
Sylvia Hungerford
1797–1844
Charlotte E. Hungerford
1803–1866

Spouse and Children

    Male1758–1844Male

    Hannah Spencer

    Female1758–1842Female

MARRIAGE
27 April 1779
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

(9)

    Amasa Hungerford

    Male1781–1859Male

    Jehiel Hungerford

    Male1783–1838Male

    Female1785–1861Female

    Rexford Hungerford

    Male1785–Male

    Spencer Hungerford

    Male1789–1871Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 18

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hungerford in Berkshire, named with Old English hungor ‘hunger’ (here probably denoting unproductive land) + ford ‘ford’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Spencer Hungerford, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Jehiel Hungerford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jehiel Hungerford in entry for Hannah Spencer, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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