Timothy Spencer

1749–1793 (Age 44)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Spencer was born in 1749, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Caleb Spencer, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Hopkins, was 39. He married Abigail Phelps about 1772, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 22 September 1793, in his hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Timothy Spencer
Abigail Phelps
Marriage: about 1772
John James Spencer
Abigail Spencer
Sally Spencer
Caleb Spencer
Esther Spencer
Horace Spencer
Timothy Spencer
Roxanna Spencer
Mary Polly Spencer

Spouse & Children

about 1772
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


+4 More Children

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+2 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 27

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

Age 32

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 34

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: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (2)

  • Timothy Spencer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Timothy Spencer -

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