Benjamin Deming

about 1778–
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Benjamin

Benjamin Deming was born about 1778, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. He married Clarinda Miner in 1803, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Benjamin Deming
1778–
Clarinda Miner
1782–
Marriage: 1803

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1803
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

World Events (3)

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 3

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 5

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

English: from Old English dēmung ‘judgement’, ‘act of judging’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a judge or for an arbiter of minor disputes. Compare Deemer and Deem .

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

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