Timothy Penfield

1814–25 January 1845 (Age 31)
Chatham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Penfield was born in 1814, in Chatham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Penfield Jr, was 32 and his mother, Phoebe Penfield, was 29. He married Jerusha Mather on 8 December 1842. He died on 25 January 1845, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Timothy Penfield
Jerusha Mather
Marriage: 8 December 1842

Spouse and Children

8 December 1842

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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 11

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent called Penfield.

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

Sources (3)

  • Timothy Penfield, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Timothy Penfield, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Timothy Penfield, "Find A Grave Index"

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