Silas Addington

1800–1836 (Age 36)
Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Silas

When Silas Addington was born from 1800 to 1810, his father, John Addington Jr, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Thornton, was 24. He married Polly Davis on 17 November 1828. He died in 1836, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 36.

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Silas Addington
1800–1836
Polly Davis
Marriage: 17 November 1828

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1828
Wayne,Indiana

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

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.
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 12

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Greater London.

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

Sources (1)

  • Silas Addington, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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