Jonathan

26 March 1786–
Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan was born on 26 March 1786, in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jonathan Whitaker, was 30 and his mother, Mrs. Ruth Whitaker, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Whitaker
1756–1844
Mrs. Ruth Whitaker
1765–
Jonathan
1786–
Miss
1797–
William
1787–
Ruth
1789–
Flora Whitaker
1790–1863
Henry
1793–
Whitaker
1793–
Rufus Whittaker
1795–1850

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1786–Male

    Male1787–Male

    Female1789–Female

    Flora Whitaker

    Female1790–1863Female

    Male1793–Male

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World Events (3)

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

Age 1

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.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 2

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 2

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Name Meaning

A scriptural name rendered as "the Lord gave," or "given by Jehovah"

Sources (2)

  • Jonathan Whitaker, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jonathan Whitaker, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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