Temperance Smith

1 January 1769–6 January 1858 (Age 89)
Ledyard, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Temperance

When Temperance Smith was born on 1 January 1769, in Ledyard, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nehemiah Smith, was 35 and her mother, Abigail Avery, was 31. She married Samuel H Packer Jr about 1790, in Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States. She lived in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1769. She died on 6 January 1858, in Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Park Allyn
1766–1817
Temperance Smith
1769–1858
Marriage: 1790
Parke C Allyn
1790–
Sarah C Allyn
1792–
Marianne Allyn
1794–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1790
Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(3)

    Parke C Allyn

    Male1790–Male

    Sarah C Allyn

    Female1792–Female

    Marianne Allyn

    Female1794–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Nehemiah Smith

    Male1733–1810Male

    Female1737–1797Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1759–1842Female

    Sarah Smith

    Female1761–1827Female

    Anna Smith

    Female1765–1848Female

    Nehemiah Smith

    Male1767–1803Male

    Thankful Smith

    Female1769–1770Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

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

Age 12

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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 25

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Smidh, anyone who strikes with a hammer, an artificer, a carpenter, a smith, a workman

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Temperance Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Temperance Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Thankful Smith, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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