Caleb Haight

28 August 1778–6 June 1851 (Age 72)
Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Caleb

When Caleb Haight was born on 28 August 1778, in Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Haight, was 46 and his mother, Martha Bateman, was 40. He married Keturah Horton on 11 February 1799, in Greenville, Greene, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1840. He died on 6 June 1851, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Haight
Keturah Horton
Marriage: 11 February 1799
Oscar Horton Haight
Harriet Helen Haight
Julia Ann Haight
David Bateman Haight Sr
Hector Caleb Haight
Isaac Chauncey Haight
Eliza Caroline Haight
Maria Antoinette Haight
Catherine Adelia Haight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1799Greenville, Greene, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 3
    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.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 19
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 22
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    possibly a variant of Hight , a topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.perhaps sometimes a nickname from Middle English hait ‘merry; revelry’.English:

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

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    Story Highlight

    Journal of History (RLDS) Vol. 10 1917pp. 168-201 INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF MARY HELEN GRANT NOTE BY V.E.S.

    The time nears when there will be none to remember the experiences, as they are witness, of the pioneers of America in the rough. The ox team, the pony express, the buffalo wallow, the wagon raft, th …

    Sources (37)

    • 1840 Caleb Haight, "United States Census"
    • 1865 Caleb in entry for Julia Ann Van Orden, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records"
    • 1850 Caleb Haight in household of Theodore C Wiley, "United States Census"

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