Anna Rising

31 January 1770–1857 (Age 86)
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Rising was born on 31 January 1770, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, James Rising, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Laflin, was 38. She married William Imus about 1802, in White Creek, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1857, in Arlington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Imus
Anna Rising
Marriage: about 1802
Sterling Imus
Laura Imus
Anna Imus
Louisa Imus
Harriet Imus
Thomas Imus

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World Events (8)

Age 6
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 11
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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 24
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss and South German: variant of Risinger .2 perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Reising , or from an unexplained stem riese.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Rising, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • "Early Families, Family History of James Rising."
  • Anna Rising, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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