Palmer Carew

1739–1792 (Age 53)
Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Palmer

When Palmer Carew was born in 1739, in Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Palmer Carew, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Hill, was 29. He married Sarah Chapman on 23 October 1760, in Gilman, Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 August 1792, at the age of 53, and was buried in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Palmer Carew
1739–1792
Sarah Chapman
1739–1825
Marriage: 23 October 1760
Sarah Carew
1761–1826
Simeon Chapman Carew
1763–
Samuel Carew
1765–
Hannah Carew
1767–
Anna Carew
1768–1842
Abigail Carew
1776–1858

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1760
Gilman, Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

  • Samuell Carew

    Male1735–Male

  • Hannah Carew

    Female1737–Female

  • Male1739–1792Male

World Events (4)

1776

Age 37

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

Age 42

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 44

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: habitational name from any of various minor places in Wales, in particular one near Pembroke with a major castle, named from Welsh caer ‘fort’ + rhiw ‘hill’, ‘slope’.2 Cornish: from the cognate Cornish word kerrow (plural of ker ‘fort’), which occurs seven times as a place name in Cornwall.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Palmer Caw... in entry for Abigail C. Weller, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Palmer in entry for Sarah Carew, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Palmer Carew, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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