Ensign Stephen Burr Hull

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

The Life 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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Ensign Stephen Burr Hull
Hannah Elizabeth Wakeman
Marriage: May 1746
Ruhamah Hull
Sarah Hull
David Aaron Hull
Pvt. William Hull
Corporal Wakeman Hull
Peter Hull
Walter Hull

Spouse and Children

May 1746


+2 More Children

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+9 More Children

World Events (4)


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:1. variant of Hill 1. 2. from a pet form of Hugh .

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

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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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