Samuel Marvin

25 January 1786–1835 (Age 48)
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Marvin was born on 25 January 1786, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Marvin Jr., was 26 and his mother, Eunice Hayden, was 29. He died in 1835, in Long Island Sound, Atlantic Ocean, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

David Marvin Jr.
1759–1840
Eunice Hayden
1756–1799
Simeon Marvin
1782–1858
Betsey Maria Marvin
1784–1820
Samuel Marvin
1786–1835
Hannah Marvin
1788–1863
Esther Marvin
1790–1884
Sarah M Marvin
1792–1891
Aaron Marvin
1794–1876
Susan Marvin
1796–1882

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 2

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 14

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Merewine (Old English Maerwin, from mær ‘fame’ + win ‘friend’). 2. from the Old English personal name Merefinn, derived from Old Norse Mora-Finnr. 3. from the Old English personal name Mǣrwynn, composed of the elements mǣr ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + wynn ‘joy’. 4. from the Welsh personal name Merfyn, Mervyn, composed of the Old Welsh elements mer, which probably means ‘marrow’, + myn ‘eminent’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, Ct.: 1638 and 1635, sons of Edward Marvin, of Great Bentley, England; Published 1904.
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Marvin -

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