Kesiah Ellsworth

1755–
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Kesiah

When Kesiah Ellsworth was born in 1755, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan Ellsworth, was 39 and her mother, Abigail Allyn, was 34.

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Jonathan Ellsworth
1716–1776
Abigail Allyn
1721–1801
Sarah Ellsworth
1739–1789
Theadore Ellsworth
1750–
John Ellsworth
1753–
Jonathan Ellsworth
1743–1806
Alexander
1747–
Kesiah Ellsworth
1755–

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 21

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 26

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 a place in Cambridgeshire named Elsworth, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’ ( see Worth ).

Possible Related Names

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

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