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American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  Samuel  Huntington

  (b. 3 June 1759Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 7 December 1823Greensboro, Vermont, USA )  

Samuel Huntington was born 3 June 1759 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Samuel Huntington was the child of Nathan Huntington and Amie Brown (Browne) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Matthew Huntington and Lydia Leonard (maternal)  John Brown (Browne) and Amie (Ame) Fellows

He married  Bethiah Doggett 24 January 1780 in Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants) .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Bethiah Doggett  was born 22 August 1756 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 31 December 1828 in Greensboro, Vermont, USA (Greensborough) . 

Samuel Huntington died 7 December 1823 in Greensboro, Vermont, USA .

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Samuel Huntington married America/USA Bethiah Doggett-- Date: 24 January 1780 Place: Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants) 


Plainfield, CT Marriage Records To 1800
From Early Connecticut Marriages Prior to 1800 By Frederick W. Bailey

Bethia Daggett & Dr. Samuel Huntington ...... ----, 1780 marrage/ plainfield-ct.htm

Bethia Doggett {Noah, Samuel, Samuel, Thomas),
born Boston, Mass., August 22, 1756; died Greensboro, Vt.,
December 31, 1828; married January 24, 1780, Samuel Huntington,
M.D., son of Nathan and Amy (Brown) Huntington, of Shaftesbury,
Vt.; born Norwich (now Griswold), Conn., June 3, 1759; died
Greensboro, Vt., December 7, 1823.

A history of the Doggett-Daggett family (1894)
Author: Doggett, Samuel Bradlee, 1858-
Publisher: Boston : Press of Rockwell and Churchill

name: Samuel Huntington
event: Marriage
event date: 24 Jan 1780
event place: Shaftsbury, , Vermont, United States
gender: Male
estimated birth year:
spouse: Bethiah Doggett
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 27533
digital folder number: 004543235
image number: 00118

"Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954," index and images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ XFV3-L61 : accessed 11 Feb 2013), Samuel Huntington and Bethiah Doggett, 1780.

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America/USA John Huntington (b.26 March 1782, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 8 October 1840, )

America/USA Henry Huntington (b.26 March 1782, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 16 May 1852, Greensboro, Vermont, USA )

America/USA Mary Huntington (b.abt. 1784, , Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 17 May 1809, Greensboro, Vermont, USA )

America/USA Rosana Huntington (b.15 December 1788, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 16 June 1809, Greensboro, Vermont, USA )

America/USA Sophia Huntington (b.15 May 1791, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 24 May 1867, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

America/USA Elizabeth Huntington (b.abt. 1796, , Vermont, USA  d. 12 May 1809, Greensboro, Vermont, USA )

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1759 - Norwich, Connecticut
1759 HUNTINGTON Samuel, ye Son of Nathan Huntington and of Ame his Wife was Born June 3rd 1759 Birth

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, ...Read MORE...

Samuel, born June 3, 1759. He was a physician in Greensboro, Vt., and married, Jan. 24, 1780, Bethiah Dogget. He died Dec. 7, 1823. The fol- lowing statement is made by his grand-daughter, Mrs. Hatch, (1991) in a letter to Dr. Joshua, in 1851. " With high reputation as a physician and surgeon,...Read MORE...

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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News 1764 - Leffingwell's Bridge completed (Norwich)
June 20, 1764. " Leffingwell's Bridge over Shetacket river at Norwich Landing it completed. It is 124 feet in length, and 28 feet above the water. Nothing is placed between the abutments, but the...Read MORE...

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper, pamphlet, and other public and legal document had to have a Stamp, or British seal, on it. The Stamp, of ...Read MORE...

News 1767 - 240 Acadians leave Norwich for Quebec
Norwich, as well as other towns in Connecticut, was taxed with the support of a certain number of the French Neutrals, a harmless and much-abused people, who in the year 1755 were driven from their...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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News In 1773, the first Newspaper was established in Norwich.
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USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
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USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening of the First Continental Congress. Many of the same 56 delegates who attended the first meeting...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

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USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
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USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be the “United States” of America. This replaced the term “United Colonies,” which had been in general...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
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USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The winter was particularly harsh, and the army was short on food, clothing, and supplies. But they...Read MORE...

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World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

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USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the British. That day came on October 19, 1781, when the British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered...Read MORE...

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Henry Huntington was born 26 March 1782, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1782 Birth of Child
John Huntington was born 26 March 1782, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

News 1784 - Norwich Incorporated as a City
This was part of the area known as Mohegin. Several men from Saybrook began a settlement in 1659 and obtained a deed from Uncas, Sachem of the Mohegans. For several years the settlement was known as...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
"While living in Paris, Franklin hated having to change constantly from reading glasses to distance glasses. He directed an optician to cut two pairs of lenses horizontally in half and mount them in...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
"Argand burner, first scientifically constructed oil lamp, patented in 1784 in England by a Swiss, Aimé Argand. The first basic change in lamps in thousands of years, it applied a principle that was...Read MORE...

News 1784 Flood (Norwich)
Jan. 8, 1784, was distinguished by a yet greater and more sweeping freshet, which affected both the Yantic and the Shetucket. Several mills and bridges on the upper courses were swept away, and large ...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up in Paris. Under the terms of the treaty, the United States was granted territory as far west as the ...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation. The United ...Read MORE...

1788 Birth of Child
Rosana Huntington was born 15 December 1788, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of the United States. This speech is now known as the first presidential inaugural address. He spoke to a ...Read MORE...

News 1789 Flood (Norwich)
The year 1789 was marked by a June freshet. For two days, the 10th and 11th of the month, the rains were continuous and flood-like, causing a rapid rise in all the streams that feed the Thames. The...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important topic the first representatives and senators needed to address was establishing the U.S. military....Read MORE...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the permanent capital of the United States.

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1791 Birth of Child
Sophia Huntington was born 15 May 1791, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

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News 1792 - First turnpike road company, New London to Norwich, incorporated.
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Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
"In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States. He invented a cotton gin that was popular in the South. The South became the cotton producing part...Read MORE...

News 1795 - First insurance company incorporated as the Mutual Assurance Company of the City of Norwich.
...This great fire of 1793 quickened public opinion in regard to the benefits to be derived from insurance. Within twenty days after the catastrophe, the inhabitants were invited by a committee,...Read MORE...

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

News 1796 - The Norwich Courier was founded by Thomas Hubbard, November 30, 1796
The original Norwich Courier was 18 x 11 inches in size, with four pages. February 12, 1817, Theophilus R. Martin joined with Mr. Hubbard in printing the paper and continued in it for two years. In...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final tabulation of votes arrived at the senate, ironically it was Adams who opened the envelope as he was...Read MORE...

News 1797 Flood (Norwich)
Jan. 29, 1797, was marked by a peculiar freshet resulting from a January thaw. The smaller rivers were broken up, and heavy blocks of ice sweeping downwards committed great havoc in their course. The ...Read MORE...

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

Invention 1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
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News The annual Thanksgiving was a day of great hilarity, although its time- honored essential characteristic was a sermon. A peculiar adjunct of this festival in Norwich was a barrel bonfire.
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World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

U.S. Presidents 1801 - March 4 - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) becomes 3rd President of the United States
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USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
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USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

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U.S. Presidents 1809 - March 4 - James Madison (1751-1836) becomes 4th President of the United States
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1809 Death of Child
Elizabeth Huntington died 12 May 1809, Greensboro, Vermont, USA (Greensborough)

1809 Death of Child
Mary Huntington died 17 May 1809, Greensboro, Vermont, USA (Greensborough)

1809 Death of Child
Rosana Huntington died 16 June 1809, Greensboro, Vermont, USA (Greensborough)

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding summers were so cold as to suggest a possible future famine. This tendency to frigidity reached its...Read MORE...

Invention 1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany)
"... The first known bicyclist was the Comte de Sivrac, who was seen riding a two-wheel 'wooden horse' in Paris in 1791, the Smithsonian reports. Among its many drawbacks was that it was impossible...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1817 - March 4 - James Monroe (1758-1831) becomes 5th President of the United States
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USA 1819 - The Panic of 1819 - A combination of bad banking practices; too much land speculation and competition from Europe caused the United States to enter its first economic depression.
In 1819 a financial panic swept across the country. The growth in trade that followed the War of 1812 came to an abrupt halt. Unemployment mounted, banks failed, mortgages were foreclosed, and...Read MORE...

7 December 1823
Greensboro, Vermont, USA (Greensborough)

name: Samuel Huntington
event: Death
event date: 07 Dec 1823
event place: Greensboro, , Vermont, United States
age: 55
estimated birth year: 1768
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 0027592
digital folder number: 004666996
image number: 03509

"Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 Feb 2013), Samuel Huntington, 1823.
Baker Cemetery Greensboro Orleans County Vermont, USA

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