Ethelinda Dow

22 July 1770–28 January 1838 (Age 67)
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ethelinda

When Ethelinda Dow was born on 22 July 1770, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Humphrey Bean Dow, was 28 and her mother, Tabitha Parker, was 23. She married Joseph Bridgeman about 1791, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 28 January 1838, in Concord, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 67.

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Joseph Bridgeman
Ethelinda Dow
Marriage: about 1791
Christiana Bridgeman
Letitia Bridgman
Joseph Lewis Bridgman
Augustus Leroy Bridgeman

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about 1791
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States


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The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (also found in Ireland): reduced form of McDow . This surname is borne by a sept of the Buchanans.2 English: variant of Daw .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Douw, an Old Frisian personal name.

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

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  • Ethelinda Dow, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • Ethelinda Dow, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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