Thomas Judd

9 February 1743–August 1820 (Age 77)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Judd was born on 9 February 1743, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Stephen Judd, was 27 and his mother, Margery Clark, was 19. He married Mercy Scott about 1773, in Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Colebrook, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1810 and Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1820. He died in August 1820, in Mayfield, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Massachusetts, United States.

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Thomas Judd
Mercy Scott
Marriage: about 1773
Margery Judd
Daniel S. B. Judd
Sarah Judd
Freeman Judd
Mary Judd
Martha Judd
Philo Judd

Spouse and Children

about 1773
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 33

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

Age 38

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 43

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a short form of Jordan .2 German: variant of Jude .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Judd, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Thomas Judd, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Thomas Judd in the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Tax Lists, 1819-1869

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