Eliakim Kendall

21 January 1751–15 August 1790 (Age 39)
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Eliakim

When Eliakim Kendall was born on 21 January 1751, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Enis Simon Kendall, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Adams, was 26. He married Sarah Kent on 25 December 1772, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 15 August 1790, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Old Center Cemetery, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Eliakim Kendall
Sarah Kent
Marriage: 25 December 1772
Elizabeth Kendall
Sarah Kendall
Henry Kendall
Jemima Kendall
David Kendall
Elijah Kendall
Betsey Kendall
George Kendall

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25 December 1772
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (4)


Age 25

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

Age 30

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 32

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, recorded in 1095 as Kircabikendala ‘village with a church in the valley of the Kent river’.2 From an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted’, ‘high’ + delw ‘image’, ‘effigy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliahim Kindall, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Eliakim Kendall, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Kliakim in entry for Elizabeth Kendall, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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