Mehitable Luddington

14 December 1760–22 August 1825 (Age 64)
East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mehitable

When Mehitable Luddington was born on 14 December 1760, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jesse Luddington, was 38 and her mother, Mehitable Smith, was 34. She married Stephen Bradley in 1781. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 22 August 1825, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Bradley
1752–1839
Mehitable Luddington
1760–1825
Marriage: 1781
Mary Bradley
1782–1782
Justus Bradley
1788–1796
Thankful Bradley
1790–1869
Lucinda Bradley
1793–1885
Stephen Bradley
1795–1849
Mehitabel Bradley
1798–1866

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1781
children

(6)

    Mary Bradley

    Female1782–1782Female

    Justus Bradley

    Male1788–1796Male

    Female1790–1869Female

    Lucinda Bradley

    Female1793–1885Female

    Stephen Bradley

    Male1795–1849Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 16

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 21

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Lutton in Northamptonshire named in Old English as Ludingtūn ( see Lutton ) or from Luddington in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Ludintone, both named from the Old English personal name Luda + -ingdenoting association with + tūn ‘estate’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mehitable in entry for Stephen Bradley, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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