Luther Gaylord

1810–1879 (Age 69)
New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Gaylord was born in June 1810, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Allen Gaylord, was 31 and his mother, Roxy Durand, was 25. He married Laura Judd on 3 August 1833, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 September 1879, in Prospect, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Haven, Connecticut, 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

Luther Gaylord
1810–1879
Laura Judd
1812–1855
Marriage: 3 August 1833
Edson Dwight Gaylord
1835–1916
Augusta Catherine Gaylord
1837–1918
Henry Frank Gaylord
1848–1906
Jane Alin Gaylord
1851–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1810–1879Male

  • Laura Judd

    Female1812–1855Female

MARRIAGE
3 August 1833
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

(4)

  • Edson Dwight Gaylord

    Male1835–1916Male

  • Female1837–1918Female

  • Henry Frank Gaylord

    Male1848–1906Male

  • Jane Alin Gaylord

    Female1851–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Allen Gaylord

    Male1778–1826Male

  • Female1784–1863Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 19

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard , associated in particular with the Huguenots.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Luther Gaylord in entry for Augusta Catherine Aldrich, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Luther Gaylord in entry for Edson Dwight Gaylord, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"
  • Luther Gaylord in entry for Catharine Augusta Gaylord, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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