Nathaniel Lakeman

Brief Life History of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Lakeman was born on 11 August 1744, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathaniel Lakeman, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Runnels, was 27. He married Elizabeth Haggett about 1770, in Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 177. He died in Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, and was buried in Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Nathaniel Lakeman
Elizabeth Haggett
Marriage: about 1770
Daniel Lakeman
Betty Lakeman
Mehitable Lakeman
Deborah Lakeman
Richard Lakeman
Nathaniel Lakeman

Sources (16)

  • Nathaniel Lakeman, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Nathaniel Lakeman, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Nathaniel Lakeman, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"

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"First granted in 1728, the town was known as ""Lovewell's Town"", in honor of Captain John Lovewell, who built the stockade at Ossipee. Shortly afterward, the town took the name of ""Suncook"", the Pennacook Abenaki name for the river flowing through the area. When the town was incorporated in 1759 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, it was given the name ""Pembroke"" in honor of Henry Herbert, ninth Earl of Pembroke in southern Wales."


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


New Hampshire is 9th state.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English lak(e) ‘stream’ (Old English lacu) or lake ‘lake’ (Old French lake, Latin lacus) + man, denoting a dweller by such a feature. Compare Lake .

Dutch: variant of Lake with the addition of man ‘man’.

Dutch: occupational name for someone who deals with laken ‘cloth’.

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

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