Enoch Colvin

about 1809–
Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Enoch

When Enoch Colvin was born about 1809, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Enoch Colvin, was 24 and his mother, Judith Bartlett, was 21.

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Enoch Colvin
1785–
Judith Bartlett
1788–1857
Enoch Colvin
1809–
Hannah Colvin
1816–1888
Marvil Colvin
1818–1899

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 25

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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