Robert Hurlbut

18 June 1784–19 November 1869 (Age 85)
Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Hurlbut was born on 18 June 1784, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Levi Hurlbut, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Cook, was 33. He married Sophia White on 8 June 1808, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1860. He died on 19 November 1869, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hurlbut
1784–1869
Sophia White
1787–1867
Marriage: 8 June 1808
Sylvester Hurlbut
1808–1864
Levi Hurlbut
1810–1859
Sarah B Hurlbut
1811–1873
Flora Hurlbut
1814–1843
Mary Hurlbut
1816–1897
Clarissa Hurlbut
1817–
Roxana Hurlbut
1818–
Lorin Hulburt
1820–1908
Harriet E Hurlbut
1822–1914
Elizabeth Hurlbut
1824–
Leonard Hurlbut
1825–1883
Antoinette Hurlbut
1827–

Spouse and Children

    Male1784–1869Male

    Sophia White

    Female1787–1867Female

MARRIAGE
8 June 1808
Connecticut, United States
children

(12)

    Sylvester Hurlbut

    Male1808–1864Male

    Levi Hurlbut

    Male1810–1859Male

    Sarah B Hurlbut

    Female1811–1873Female

    Flora Hurlbut

    Female1814–1843Female

    Mary Hurlbut

    Female1816–1897Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 4

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from a medieval throwing game, known as hurlebat(te).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Hurlburt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Hurlburt, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Robert Hurlbut, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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