Josepha Bacon

17 May 1777–20 August 1870 (Age 93)
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Josepha

When Josepha Bacon was born on 17 May 1777, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Nehemiah Bacon, was 40 and her mother, Ruth Adams, was 64. She married Ebenezer Cutler on 24 August 1794, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Andover, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 20 August 1870, in Taylorsville, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Taylorsville, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Ebenezer Cutler
Josepha Bacon
Marriage: 24 August 1794
Elijah Tisdale Cutler
Eben L. Cutler
Ruth Adams Cutler
Lucinda Wright Cutler
Evelyn Cutler
Rebecca Cutler
Josepha Cutler
Dorinda Cutler
Albert Alonzo Cutler
Lovina Lucy Cutler

Spouse and Children

24 August 1794
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


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Parents and Siblings



    Nehemiah Bacon


    Henry Bacon


    Mary Bacon


    Sarah Bacon


    Joseph Bacon


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 4

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.

Age 26

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to Back 1).2 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Cutler in household of Elijah T Cutler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josephe in entry for Lucinda Wright Cutler, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Josephe Bacon, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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