Samuel Beaumont III

1732–9 August 1788 (Age 56)
Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Beaumont III was born in 1732, in Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Beaumont Jr., was 41 and his mother, Abigail Deming, was 37. He married Thankful Towner on 24 February 1757, in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 9 August 1788, in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 56.

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Samuel Beaumont III
Amelia Beaumont
Dr. Towner Beaumont
Eleazer Beaumont
Amelia Beaumont
Eleazer Beaumont
Sophia Beaumont
Towner Beaumont

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World Events (2)


Age 44

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

Age 49

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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of the five places in Normandy or several others elsewhere in France so named. The place name comes from Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + mont ‘hill’. There are also places in England so named under Norman influence (in Cumberland, Lancashire, and Essex, the last of which changed its name in the 12th century from Fulepet ‘foul pit’ to Bealmont ‘beautiful hill’); these may also have given rise to cases of the surname. The surname is now widespread throughout England, but most common in Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Beamont, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850" [marriage--Thankful Towner]
  • Samuel in entry for Samuel Beamont, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Samuel in entry for John Beamont, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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