Alexander Bushnell, Jr.

3 February 1771–30 July 1838 (Age 67)
Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Bushnell, Jr. was born on 3 February 1771, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Capt. Alexander Bushnell, was 31 and his mother, Chloe Waite, was 32. He married Sarah Wells on 21 January 1796. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 30 July 1838, at the age of 67, and was buried in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Bushnell, Jr.
1771–1838
Sarah Wells
1772–1849
Marriage: 21 January 1796
Deborah Bushnell
1797–1821
Wells Bushnell
1799–1863
Hannah Bushnell
1801–1854
Sarah Bushnell
1803–1803
Joseph Bushnell
1804–1805
John Bushnell
1804–1890
Sally Ann Bushnell
1806–1889
Maryanna Bushnell
1807–
Daniel Bushnell
1808–1891
Joseph Bushnell
1811–1820
Alexander Bushnell
1814–1814

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1796
children

(11)

    Deborah Bushnell

    Female1797–1821Female

    Wells Bushnell

    Male1799–1863Male

    Hannah Bushnell

    Female1801–1854Female

    Sarah Bushnell

    Female1803–1803Female

    Joseph Bushnell

    Male1804–1805Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 10

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.
1789

Age 18

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Bushnell in entry for Daniel Bushnell, "Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh City Deaths, 1870-1905"
  • Alexander Bushnell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alexander Bushnal in entry for Deborah Bushnal, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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