John Northrop

1829–
Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of John

When John Northrop was born in 1829, in Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Northrop, was 23 and his mother, Ruth Ann Hull, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Northrop
1806–1880
Ruth Ann Hull
1811–
Thomas Northrop
1829–1934
Jemmette Northrop
1829–1937
John Northrop
1829–
Joseph Northrop
1833–
George Northrop
1835–1864
Jennett Northrop
1838–1851
Sarah Northrop
1840–
Charles Northrop
1843–1887
John Eli Northrop
1848–1851
Thomas Jefferson Northrop
1852–
Henrietta Northrup
1855–

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World Events (3)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 0

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Northrup . This is the most frequent form of the surname in the British Isles.

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

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