Dorothy Arnold

about 1723–before 1820 (Age 97)
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Arnold was born about 1723, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Arnold, was 55 and her mother, Abigail Buck, was 41. She died before 1820, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Arnold
1668–1739
Abigail Buck
1682–1739
Joseph Arnold
1706–1777
Sarah Arnold
1708–1729
Dorothy Arnold
1723–1820
Mary Arnold
1713–1753
Josiah Arnold
1715–
Enoch Arnold Sr.
1716–1795
John Arnold
1720–1802
Jonathan Arnold
1724–1739
Hannah Arnold
1725–
Abigail Arnold
1726–1739

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 53

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

Age 58

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 77

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

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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