Daniel Hartwell

11 October 1755–3 April 1844 (Age 88)
Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Hartwell was born on 11 October 1755, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathan Hartwell, was 31 and his mother, Susanna Field, was 30. He married Mehitabel Copeland on 8 November 1779. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 3 April 1844, in West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Daniel Hartwell
Mehitabel Copeland
Marriage: 8 November 1779
Marcus Hartwell
Daniel Hartwell
Betty Hartwell
Daniel Hartwell
Ephraim Hartwell
Lintha Hartwell
Eudocia Hartwell
Polly Hartwell
Lucy Hartwell
George Hartwell

Spouse and Children

8 November 1779


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 21

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

Age 21

"""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 · The First Constitution

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire called Hartwell, from Old English heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. In some cases the surname may have arisen from Hartwell in Hartfield, Sussex or Hartwell in Lamerton, Devon.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hartwell in entry for Lenthy Hartwell Richards, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Daniel in entry for Eudocia Hartwell, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Daniel Hartwell in entry for Eudocia Hartwell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.