Dorothy Churchill

1726–1815 (Age 88)
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Churchill was born on 3 October 1726, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, David Churchill Sr., was 34 and her mother, Dorothy Kilbourn, was 31. She married Richard Fox on 20 March 1745, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died in March 1815, in her hometown, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Dorothy Churchill
1726–1815
Richard Fox
1720–1805
Marriage: 20 March 1745
Dorothy Fox
1746–
Elizabeth Fox
1748–1749
Elizabeth Fox
1750–1832
Ebenezer Fox
1752–
David Fox
1755–
Ann Fox
1757–
Lemuel Fox
1760–
Mabel Fox
1762–1846
Chloe Fox
1764–1854
Levi Fox
1767–1804
Asa Fox
1772–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1745
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1776

Age 50

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

Age 55

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 74

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy in entry for Elizabeth Fox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Dorothy Fox in entry for Ebenezer Fox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Dorothy in entry for Asa Fox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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