Abel Maples

30 January 1785–18 June 1832 (Age 47)
United States

The Life of Abel

When Abel Maples was born on 30 January 1785, in Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Maples Sr., was 57 and his mother, Joanna Stebbins, was 35. He had at least 1 daughter with Lavinia Church. He died on 18 June 1832, in United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Abel Maples
Lavinia Church
Mary P Maples

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

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

English: variant of Maple .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abel Maples, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Abel Maples, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Abel Maples in entry for Amy C. Maples, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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