Ensign Stephen Burr Hull

25 July 1724–1803 (Age 78)
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Stephen Burr

When Ensign Stephen Burr Hull was born on 25 July 1724, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Nathaniel Hull Sr, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Burr, was 28. He married Hannah Elizabeth Wakeman in May 1746. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1803, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Ensign Stephen Burr Hull
1724–1803
Hannah Elizabeth Wakeman
1728–1806
Marriage: May 1746
Ruhamah Hull
1747–1823
Sarah Hull
1748–
David Aaron Hull
1751–1824
Pvt. William Hull
1753–
Corporal Wakeman Hull
1759–1833
Peter Hull
1768–
Walter Hull
1770–1847

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    May 1746
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1776
    Age 52
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 57
    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.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 62
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hulle, a pet form of Hugh or of its common diminutives Hulin, Hulot (see Hewlett and Huling ).English: in southwest England and the west and central Midlands sometimes a topographical or habitational name for someone who lived on or by a hill (Middle English atte hulle, from Old English hyll), or from a place with this name. However, this word and the derived names will have usually assumed the standard form Hill in modern times, as in the case of Hill (Gloucestershire), which was usually spelt Hull or Hulle during the Middle Ages. Hull with this origin was also once the name of two other places, now lost, one in Great Budworth (Cheshire), and the other in Inkpen (Berkshire). See also Hell .English: perhaps a habitational name from Kingston upon Hull in East Yorkshire, which takes its name from the river Hull (perhaps related to Danish hul ‘hole, hollow’, or perhaps a British name based on the root seul- ‘mud’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Huller
    Hugh

    Sources (3)

    • Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 for Nathaniel Hull Volume 033 Fairfield
    • The History of the HULL Family of Mount Pleasant Township of Wayne County, Pennsylvania
    • Legacy NFS Source: Stephen Hull -

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