Samuel Marvin

1765–1835 (Age 70)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Marvin was born in 1765, in Connecticut, United States, his father, David Marvin, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Marvin, was 24. He died in 1835, at the age of 70.

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David Marvin
1735–1778
Sarah Marvin
1741–1783
David Marvin Jr.
1759–1840
Sarah Marvin
1772–
Samuel Marvin
1765–1835

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

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

Age 16

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 21

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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