Amos Ingraham

7 June 1760–11 August 1838 (Age 78)
Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Amos

When Amos Ingraham was born on 7 June 1760, in Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ephraim Ingraham, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Herrick, was 20. He married Sarah Ayer on 11 November 1782, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 August 1838, in Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Amos Ingraham
Sarah Ayer
Marriage: 11 November 1782
Phebe Ingraham
Frederick Ingram

Spouse and Children

11 November 1782
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States



    Frederick Ingram


Parents and Siblings




    Phebe Ingraham


    Sylvia Ingraham




    Ephraim Ingraham


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 16

New York is the 11th state.
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 and Scottish: variant of Ingram , influenced by Graham .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amos Ingraham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Amos Ingraham, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Page 5 Revolutionary War Pensions - Fold3 for pension of Amos Ingraham

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