Cloe Holden

22 October 1757–2 November 1802 (Age 45)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Cloe

When Cloe Holden was born on 22 October 1757, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Benjamin Holden, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Lillie, was 35. She married John White on 19 May 1779, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 November 1802, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 45.

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John White
Cloe Holden
Marriage: 19 May 1779
Levi White
John Holden White
Benjamin Holden White
James White
Lucy White
Cynthia White
Eliza White
Chester White

Spouse and Children

19 May 1779
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


    Levi White



    John Holden White


    James White


    Lucy White


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World Events (6)


Age 19

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

Age 24

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 26

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe .2 German: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cloe Holding, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Chloe White in entry for Eliza Campbell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Chloe in entry for Eliza Campbell, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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