Anders Welton

29 January 1774–3 May 1846 (Age 72)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Anders

When Anders Welton was born on 29 January 1774, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Moses Welton, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Betia Wooster, was 21. He married Damaris Welton about 1791, in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years. He died on 3 May 1846, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Welton
1774–1846
Damaris Welton
1771–1847
Marriage: about 1791
Eloisa Welton
1792–
Thomas A Welton
1794–
Eleazer Welton
1796–1856
Pheba Welton
1798–1860
Elizabeth Welton
1800–1865
Almira Welton
1801–1849

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1791
Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

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

Age 7

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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Welton, for example in Cumbria, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, and East Yorkshire, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Welton, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Andrew Welton, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Andrew Welton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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