Herman Landon Vaill

Male7 December 1794–29 December 1870

Brief Life History of Herman Landon

When Herman Landon Vaill was born on 7 December 1794, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Benjamin Vaill, was 22 and his mother, Sylvia Landon, was 21. He married Flora Gold on 22 January 1823, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870. He died on 29 December 1870, at the age of 76, and was buried in West Cemetery, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Herman Landon Vaill
Flora Gold
Marriage: 22 January 1823
Catharine Harriet Gold Vaill
Charles Benjamin Vaill
Elizabeth Sedgwick Vaill
Abby Everest Vaill
George Lyman Vaill
Theodore Frelinghuysen Vaill
Sarah Hopkins Vaill
Clarissa Champlin Vaill
Joseph Herman Vaill
Julia Maria Vaill
Mary Woolsey Vaill

Sources (14)

  • H L Vaill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Herman Landon Vaill, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Herman L. Vail, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1823Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

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    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 6

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 8

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 25

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Vail . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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