Capt. Gideon Hoxie

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

The Life Summary of Gideon

When Capt. Gideon Hoxie was born on 14 December 1729, in Charlestown, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Hoxsey, was 28 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 26. 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 Cross Mills Lot, Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Capt. Gideon Hoxie
Dorcas Congdon
Marriage: from 1750 to 1751
Gideon Hoxsie Jr.
Dorcas Hoxsie
Martha Hoxsie
Peleg Hoxie
Elizabeth Hoxie
Joseph Hoxsie
Mary Hoxie
Lodowick Hoxsie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from 1750 to 1751Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    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.
    Age 47
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of English Hawksey (see Hawkey ). Compare Hoxsey and Hoxsie .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Gideon Hoxsey, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
    • Gideon Hoxsie in entry for Gideon Hoxsie, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Gideon Hoxsie in entry for Lodowick Hoxsie, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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