Mary Woodworth

1752–1820 (Age 68)
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Woodworth was born in 1752, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abner Woodworth, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Dyer, was 22. She married Levi Benton on 30 October 1769, in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1820, at the age of 68.

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Levi Benton
Mary Woodworth
Marriage: 30 October 1769
Mary Polly Benton
Olive Benton
Levi Benton
Luther Benton
Hannah Benton
Calvin Benton
Joseph Benton
Nancy Benton
Hannah Benton
Ruby Benton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1769Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (6)

    Age 24
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 29
    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.
    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 35
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Woodward or Wadworth, the latter being a habitational name from Wadworth in Yorkshire, which is derived from the Old English personal name Wada, Wadda + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Mary in entry for Hannah Benton, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Mary in entry for Levi Benton, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Mary Woodworth, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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