David Yeomans

25 February 1751–27 March 1836 (Age 85)
Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of David

When David Yeomans was born on 25 February 1751, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Moses Yeomans, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Colyer Pratt, was 37. He married Irene Day on 7 January 1774, in Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1830. He registered for military service in 1780. He died on 27 March 1836, at the age of 85, and was buried in East Hampton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Yeomans
1751–1836
Irene Day
1757–1800
Marriage: 7 January 1774
Moses Yeomans
1774–1814
Sophia Yeomans
1776–
David Yeomans
1778–1802
Ralph Yeomans
1780–1822
Alfred Yeomans
1781–1817
Electa Yeomans
1783–1807
Anna Or Laura Yeomans
1785–
Horace Yeomans
1787–1854
Sedate Yeomans
1787–1882
Gene Or Irene Yeomans
1789–1819
Sally Yeomans
1791–1821
Asa Yeomans
1793–1868
Philema Yeomans
1796–
Oliver Gustavus Yeomans
1798–
Dan Augustus Yeomans
1800–1802

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1774
Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1775

Age 24

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 49

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 (chiefly Midlands): patronymic from Yeoman 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Yeomans, "United States Census, 1800"
  • David Yeomans, "United States Census, 1830"
  • David in entry for Philena Yeomans, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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