William Monson

1810–1812 (Age 2)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of William

When William Monson was born about 1810, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Dr. Eneas Munson Jr, was 47 and his mother, Mary Shepherd, was 38. He died on 27 August 1812, in his hometown, at the age of 2.

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Dr. Eneas Munson Jr
Mary Shepherd
(Dr.) Alfred Shepherd Munson
Mary Ann Monson
Fredrick Monson
Aeneas Monson
John Monson
William Monson
Frederick Monson
Charles Monson
Aeneas Monson

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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.

Name Meaning

American respelling of Swedish Månsson, a patronymic from an assimilated form of the personal name Magnus ( compare Danish Monsen ).

Possible Related Names

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

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