Roxy Durand

1784–1863 (Age 78)
Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Roxy

When Roxy Durand was born on 29 July 1784, in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Durand, was 25 and her mother, Susannah Coughlin Hitchcock, was 22. She married Allen Gaylord on 5 May 1802. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 13 June 1863, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Carmel, Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roxy Durand
Allen Gaylord
Marriage: 5 May 1802
Eliza Gaylord
Permelia Gaylord
Luther Gaylord
William Henry Gaylord
Lavina Gaylord

Spouse & Children

  • Female1784–1863Female

  • Allen Gaylord


5 May 1802


Parents & Siblings



  • Miles Durand


  • Female1784–1863Female

  • Female1787–1850Female

  • Male1790–1870Male

  • Susannah Durand


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 4

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.

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: variant of Durant .2 Americanized form of Hungarian Durándi, a habitational name for someone from a place called Duránd, in former Szepes county.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Roxe Durand, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Roxy Doolittle, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Roxy in entry for Allen Gaylor, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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