Timothy Botsford

1678–
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Botsford was born on 10 November 1678, in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elnathan Botsford, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Baldwin, was 34. He married Mary Peck on 14 February 1705, in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Botsford
1678–
Mary Peck
1682–1776
Marriage: 14 February 1705
Mary Botsford
1706–1776
Timothy Botsford
1708–1774
Abiah Botsford
1711–1712
Heth Botsford
1711–1782
Captain Nathan Botsford
1713–1792

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 February 1705
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 98

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

Age 103

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Timothy in entry for Timothy Botsford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Timothy in entry for Abiah Botsford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Timothy in entry for Nathan Botsford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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