David Rising

5 July 1776–
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of David

When David Rising was born on 5 July 1776, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Rising, was 32 and his mother, Ann Austin, was 35. He married Deborah Spencer on 16 November 1797. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States in 1850.

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David Rising
Deborah Spencer
Marriage: 16 November 1797
Harriett Rising
Hannah Rising
David Rising
Deborah Rising
Theresa Rising
Candice Rising
Nathaniel Rising
Austin Rising

Spouse and Children

16 November 1797


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 5

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.

Age 32

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • David Rising in household of Nathaniel Rising, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Rising, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • David Rising in entry for Hariett Rising, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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