Samuel Ladd

1795–1835 (Age 40)
Herkimer, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Ladd was born in 1795, in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, John Ladd, was 55 and his mother, Lydia Olney, was 43. He had at least 4 sons and 7 daughters with Betsey Ford. He died in September 1835, at the age of 40.

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Samuel Ladd
Betsey Ford
Horace Ladd
Adeline Ladd
Maria F. Ladd
Hiram Ladd
Hanna Ladd
Horace Ladd
Jane Ladd
Duane Ladd
Jeanette Ladd
Harriet Ladd
Elizabeth Ladd

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    John Ladd





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World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
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.

Age 13

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant, Middle English ladde. The word first appeared in the 13th century, with the meaning ‘servant’ or ‘man of humble birth’, the modern meaning of ‘young man’, ‘boy’ being a later shift.

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

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  • Samuel Ladd in entry for Elizabeth Ladd Brown, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Samuel Ladd in entry for Elizabeth Ladd Brown, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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