Buel Giddings

Male29 September 1784–10 February 1860

Brief Life History of Buel

When Buel Giddings was born on 29 September 1784, in Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Giddings, was 47 and his mother, Lydia Noble, was 38. He married Sarah Reasoner on 13 January 1807, in Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 February 1860, in Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wingdale, Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Buel Giddings
Sarah Reasoner
Marriage: 13 January 1807
Van Rensselaer Giddings
Adelia Ann Giddings
William Jackson Giddings
Orrin Noble Giddings
Martin L. Giddings
William Giddings

Sources (15)

  • Buel Giddings, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Buel Giddings in entry for Irvin N. Giddings, "Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • U.S. Census Non-Population Schedules, New York, 1850-1880

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1807Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 2

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


    Age 4

    Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State


    Age 20

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Giddens .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight


    Buell Giddings, the father of our subject, was born September 20, 1781, in the town of Sherman, Fairfield Co., Conn., and at his na- tive place acciuired his education in the com- mon schools. . O …

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