Mindwell Beach

Brief Life History of Mindwell

When Mindwell Beach was born on 16 December 1770, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Beach, was 28 and her mother, Kerziah Scoville, was 24. She married David Moss Hall on 30 October 1797, in West Torrington, Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 4 February 1842, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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David Moss Hall
Mindwell Beach
Marriage: 30 October 1797
Orilla Hall
Sina Hall
Juliana Hall
Alanson Hall
Ephraim Hall
Orilla Hall
Asher Hall
David Hall

Sources (6)

  • Mindwell Beach, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Mindwell Hall, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Mindwell Beach, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.


George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’, and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English.

Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine, at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges.

Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.

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

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