Amy B Wightman

16 March 1758–5 October 1848 (Age 90)
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Amy B

When Amy B Wightman was born on 16 March 1758, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abraham Wightman, was 46 and her mother, Susanna Stark, was 42. She married David Lamb on 5 March 1781, in Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 October 1848, in Mexico, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mexico, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Lamb
1755–1838
Amy B Wightman
1758–1848
Marriage: 5 March 1781
Sylvanus Lamb
1775–
Betsy Lamb
1790–
Lamb
Sally Lamb
1782–1868
James Lamb
1785–1875
Jehiel Lamb
1787–1870
John Lamb
1787–1878
Joseph Lamb
1790–
Jesse Lamb
1790–
Joseph Esquire Lamb
1792–1837
Joseph Lamb
1792–1868
Lucy Lamb
1792–1873
Levi Lamb
1795–
Avery Lamb
1796–1874
Anna Lamb
1802–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1781
Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(15)

    Sylvanus Lamb

    Male1775–Male

    Sally Lamb

    Female1782–1868Female

    Male1785–1875Male

    Male1787–1870Male

    Male1787–1878Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

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

Age 23

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 25

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English:1. from an unattested Old English personal name Wihtmann meaning ‘elf man’. 2. variant of Wight , with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Almy Weightman, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Almy Weightman, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Amey Wightman, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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