Thomas Hartwell

7 April 1783–
Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hartwell was born on 7 April 1783, in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Hartwell, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Hartwell, was 25. He married Tryphena Wright on 21 August 1808, in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Thomas Hartwell
Tryphena Wright
Marriage: 21 August 1808
Liberty Hartwell
Lucinda Hartwell
David Wright Hartwell
Jarusha Leverett Hartwell
Sarah Hartwell

Spouse and Children

21 August 1808
Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    Liberty Hartwell


    Lucinda Hartwell


    David Wright Hartwell


    Jarusha Leverett Hartwell


    Sarah Hartwell


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 4

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 36

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire called Hartwell, from Old English heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. In some cases the surname may have arisen from Hartwell in Hartfield, Sussex or Hartwell in Lamerton, Devon.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hartnell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Thomas Hartwell in entry for Tryphena Hartwell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Thomas Hartwell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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