Jemima Blanchard

1779–24 August 1855 (Age 76)
Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Jemima

Jemima Blanchard was born in 1779, in Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States. She married Larkin G. Harrington in 1800, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 24 August 1855, in her hometown, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Larkin G. Harrington
Jemima Blanchard
Marriage: 1800
Matilda Harrington
Hannah Harrington
Lucretia Harrington
Mary Harrington
Thankful Harrington
Isaiah Harrington

Spouse and Children

Vermont, United States


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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 12

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jemima Harrington, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Jenniva Blanchard in entry for Matilda Harrington Sawyer, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Jemima in entry for Lucretia Harrington, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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