Rufus Reuben Landon

28 March 1757–23 November 1854 (Age 97)
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Rufus Reuben

When Rufus Reuben Landon was born on 28 March 1757, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Landon I, was 38 and his mother, Thankful Dickinson, was 27. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Way. He lived in Busti, Busti, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 23 November 1854, in New York, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Hatch Cemetery, Busti, Busti, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Rufus Reuben Landon
Mary Way
Joseph Landon
Thankful Landon
Anna Nancy Landon
Luman Landon
Thankful Landon
Hannah Landon
Asa Landon
Jesse Landon
Ira Landon

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World Events (8)


Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 24

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 26

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English or Scottish: unexplained.Possibly, as Black suggests, a reduced form of Langdon .2 French: from the old Germanic personal name element Lando ( see Land ), via the oblique case, Landonis.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben Landon in household of Jesse Landon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Reuben Landon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestors of Hattie Landon Beach

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