Percy Doolittle

1795–24 April 1843 (Age 48)
Mount Carmel, Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Percy

When Percy Doolittle was born in 1795, in Mount Carmel, Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Doolittle, was 27 and his mother, Dinah Chatterton, was 27. He died on 24 April 1843, in Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Doolittle
1768–1850
Dinah Chatterton
1768–1847
Roxy Doolittle
1792–1837
Percy Doolittle
1795–1843
Arelia Doolittle
1800–1864
Lucy Doolittle
1808–
Ann Doolittle
1811–
Heman Doolittle
1799–1875
Luman Doolittle
1801–1868
Julia Doolittle
1803–1875
Horace Doolittle
1804–1866

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1808

Age 13

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English do ‘do’ + little ‘little’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Percy Doolittle, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Percy Doolittle, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Percy Doolittle, "Find A Grave Index"

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