Timothy Nightingal

14 February 1752–1837 (Age 84)
Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Nightingal was born on 14 February 1752, in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Nightingale IV, was 24 and his mother, Jemima Speer, was 22. He died in 1837, in Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

William Nightingale IV
1728–1790
Jemima Speer
1729–1790
Timothy Nightingal
1752–1837
Daniel Nightingale
1758–
Esther Nightengal
1755–
Lydia Nightingale
1759–1854
William Nightingal
1761–1846
Jemima Nightingale
1765–1855
Deborah Nightingale
1767–
Jeremiah Nightengale
1772–1832

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

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

Age 24

New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 45

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with a good voice, from Middle English nighti(n)gale (Old English nihtegal, from niht ‘night’ + galan ‘sing’).2 Probably a translation of German and Jewish Nachtigall , or cognates in other languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Timothy Nightingal, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Timothy Nightingale in the American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
  • Timothy Nightingale in the New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999

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