Noah Farnham

24 January 1727–
Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Noah

When Noah Farnham was born on 24 January 1727, in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Josiah Farnham, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Atchison, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Elizabeth.

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Family Time Line

Noah Farnham
1727–
Elizabeth
1731–
Reuben Farnham
1753–1817

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Reuben Farnham

    Male1753–1817Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 49

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

Age 54

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.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 61

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, including those in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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  • Noah Farnham, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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