Abigail Ladd

January 1811–1814 (Age 3)
St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Ladd was born in January 1811, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, her father, Josiah Ladd, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Ladd, was 31. She died in 1814, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Ladd
1777–1845
Nancy Ladd
1780–1864
Alvara Ladd
1801–1842
Loram Ladd
1803–1881
Lemuel Ladd
1805–1831
Orrin Ladd
1807–1881
Phila Ladd
1809–
Abigail Ladd
1811–1814

Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Ladd

    Male1777–1845Male

    Female1780–1864Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1801–1842Male

    Loram Ladd

    Male1803–1881Male

    Male1805–1831Male

    Orrin Ladd

    Male1807–1881Male

    Female1809–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant, Middle English ladde. The word first appeared in the 13th century, with the meaning ‘servant’ or ‘man of humble birth’, the modern meaning of ‘young man’, ‘boy’ being a later shift.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Aloma Ladd, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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