Richard Gillet

8 May 1785–
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Gillet was born on 8 May 1785, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Noah Gillet, was 30 and his mother, Susannah Hulbart, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Noah Gillet
1755–
Susannah Hulbart
1759–
Titus Gillet
1782–
Benjamin Gillet
1784–
Richard Gillet
1785–
Samuel Gillet
1786–1874
Edward Gillet
1788–
Laura Gillet
1790–
Betsey Gillet
1793–

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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 2

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 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

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

1 English: variant spelling of Gillett .2 French: from a pet form of the personal name Giles 1.

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

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  • Richard Gillet, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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