Orril Rossiter

23 December 1786–
Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Orril

When Orril Rossiter was born on 23 December 1786, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Stephen Rossiter, was 25 and his mother, Lydia Bigelow, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Rossiter
1761–
Lydia Bigelow
1762–
Almira Rossiter
1785–
Orril Rossiter
1786–
Stephen Rossiter
1788–
Marilla Rossiter
1790–
Lydia Rossiter
1792–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

English: variant of Rochester .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Orril Rossiter, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Orril Rossiter, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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