Mary Dutton

13 April 1735–
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Dutton was christened on 13 April 1735, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Dutton, was 29 and her mother, Rachel Cone, was 27.

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Samuel Dutton
1706–1790
Rachel Cone
1708–1778
Rachel Dutton
1727–1765
Samuel Dutton
1729–1799
Joseph Dutton
1730–1802
Ebenezer Dutton
1732–1807
Thomas Dutton
1733–
Mary Dutton
1735–
Timothy Dutton
1737–1814
Ann Dutton
1741–1785
Jeremiah Dutton
1747–1795

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World Events (3)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Dutton, especially those in Cheshire and Lancashire. The first of these is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from Old English personal name Dudd(a) ( see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.

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

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