Elisha Camp

3 August 1751–16 January 1793 (Age 41)
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elisha

When Elisha Camp was born on 3 August 1751, in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Enos Camp, was 36 and his mother, Martha Baldwin, was 31. He married Keziah Durkee in 1776, in New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 16 January 1793, at the age of 41, and was buried in Catskill, Catskill, Greene, New York, United States.

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Elisha Camp
Keziah Durkee
Marriage: 1776
Minerva Camp
Elisha Camp

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World Events (4)

Age 25
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 30
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 35
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.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch (also van den Camp) and North German: from de camp ‘the field’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’), hence a topographic name or a status name denoting a small farmer or peasant ( see Kamp ).2 French: Norman, Picard, or southern form of Champ .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisha Camp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elisha Camp, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elisha Camp, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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