Eliphalet Colt

12 February 1764–from 1851 to 1868 (Age 86)
Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Eliphalet

When Eliphalet Colt was born on 12 February 1764, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jonathan Higley Colt, was 28 and his mother, Mary Tuttle, was 22. He married Chloe Gillette in 1786, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. He died from 1851 to 1868, at the age of 104.

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Eliphalet Colt
Huldah Adams
Marriage: 25 November 1795
Orra Colt
Huldah Colt
Wolcott Colt
Alma Colt
Franklin Colt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1795Otis, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 17
    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.
    Age 27
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English colt ‘young ass or horse’, probably for a lively, perhaps sexually unrestrained, young man.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Poulin ‘young animal, colt’.History: Pierre Poulin alias Peter Colt, born in 1818 in Trois-Rivières, QC, was a son of Augustin Guillaumme Poulin . He married Genevieve Dastromp (Destromp) in 1843 in Sherbrooke, QC.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Eliphalet Colt, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Eliphalet Colt in entry for Woolcott Colt, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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