Delight Cone

3 September 1757–
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Delight

When Delight Cone was born on 3 September 1757, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Nathaniel Cone, was 45 and her mother, Mary Graves, was 30. She married Joseph Arnold on 23 April 1804, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Simeon Chapman
Delight Cone
Marriage: 11 November 1810

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11 November 1810
Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 19

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

Age 24

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.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 31

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 Irish: reduced form of McCone .2 Americanized spelling of North German Kohn or Köhn, or Kuhn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delight Arnold, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Delight Arnold in entry for Simeon Chapman, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Delight Arnold in entry for Simeon Chapman, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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