Capt. Gideon Hoxie

14 December 1729–13 June 1805 (Age 75)
Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Gideon

When Capt. Gideon Hoxie was born on 14 December 1729, in Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Gideon Hoxsie, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Long, was 24. He married Dorcas Congdon from 1750 to 1751, in Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 June 1805, in Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Capt. Gideon Hoxie
1729–1805
Dorcas Congdon
1729–1772
Marriage: from 1750 to 1751
Gideon Hoxsie Jr.
1752–1827
Dorcas Hoxsie
1762–1836
Martha Hoxsie
1754–1785
Peleg Hoxie
1756–1824
Joseph Hoxsie
1767–1829
Mary Hoxie
1769–1849
Elizabeth Hoxie
1772–1803
Lodowick Hoxsie
1772–1856

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
from 1750 to 1751
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 34

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 43

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.
1776

Age 47

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

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of English Hawksey, a Lancashire name, which Reaney believes may preserve an old form of Hawkshaw, a habitational name from Hawkshaw in Lancashire. Compare Hoxworth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gideon Hoxsey, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Gideon Hoxsie in entry for Lodowick Hoxsie, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Gideon Hoxsie in entry for Lodowick Hoxsie, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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