John Northrop

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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Thomas Jefferson Northrop
Ruth Ann Hull
Thomas Northrop
Jemmette Northrop
John Northrop
Joseph Northrop
George Northrop
Jennett Northrop
Sarah Northrop
Charles Northrop
John Eli Northrop
Thomas Jefferson Northrop
Henrietta Northrup

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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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