Lois Weston

about 1768–
Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lois

When Lois Weston was born about 1768, in Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan Weston, was 51 and her mother, Elizabeth Bosworth, was 46.

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Jonathan Weston
Elizabeth Bosworth
Abigail Weston
Lois Weston
Jonathan Weston
Elizabeth Weston
Zachariah Weston
Ezra Weston
Amaziah Weston
Elijah Weston
Martha Weston
Sarah Weston

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Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 8

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: West, the west, and tun, a town, meaning a western townThe west town, derived from a small village in England

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