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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Abram (Abraham)  SMITH

  (b. 30 May 1760Woodbridge, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 19 April 1849Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA )  
Age: 89
Summary: Abram (Abraham) SMITH was born 30 May 1760 in Woodbridge, Crown Colony of Connecticut . Abram (Abraham) SMITH was the child of Isaac SMITH and Katherine COOK and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Daniel SMITH and Abigail ALLING (maternal)  Israel COOK and Elizabeth CLARK

He married  Elizabeth MINOT abt. 1789 in Connecticut, USA .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Elizabeth MINOT  was born 1761 in Concord, New Hampshire, USA .  She died 4 April 1832 in Woodbury, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of James MINOT and Rebecca BLANCHARD.

Abram (Abraham) SMITH died 19 April 1849 in Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA.
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Source: Burnham genealogy passed down through Feige family over the years, given to "Skip" Feige by his Aunt, Anna C. Feige Lachapelle indicates that Abram Smith of this birth date and place and Elizabeth Minot of Concord are the parents of Sherman Smith.


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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

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Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity) - Elioenai Clark Tavern
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Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA - The Federated Church of Bethlehem, Conn. - Founded in 1739
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Abram (Abraham) SMITH married flag Elizabeth MINOT-- Date: abt. 1789 Place: , Connecticut, USA
Elizabeth MINOT was the daughter of James MINOT and Rebecca BLANCHARD




Children:
flag Minot SMITH (b.abt. 1787, Hamden, Connecticut, USA  d. 16 March 1858, Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA)

flag Abigail SMITH (b.bet. 1787-1790, Hamden, Connecticut, USA  d. aft. 1810, )

flag Isaac SMITH (b.abt. 1791, Hamden, Connecticut, USA  d. 23 May 1831?, Woodbury, Connecticut?)

flag Elizabeth SMITH (b.abt. 1794, Hamden, Connecticut, USA  d. aft. 1810, )

flag Sherman SMITH (b.24 November 1800, Hamden, Connecticut, USA  d. 29 February 1864, Ledyard, New York, USA )


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Abram (Abraham) SMITH - Name:	Abram Smith
Birth Date:	abt 1760
Death Date:	19 Apr 1849
Age at Death:	89
Cemetery:	North
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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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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...


USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...


USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...


1774 - Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut


USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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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 ...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

historyorb.com - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...


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 ...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...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.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...


USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...


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 ...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

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

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

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...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 ...Read MORE...


News 1787 - Bethlehem, CT incorporated as "Bethlem"

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USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
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1788 - Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut


USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
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1790
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USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
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USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


1800
Abra Smith in Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut - 1 free white male under 10 (Isaac), 1 free white...Read MORE...


1800 Birth of Child
Sherman SMITH was born 24 November 1800, Hamden, Connecticut, USA
World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...


1806 - Woodbridge, New Haven, Connecticut


1810 Woodbridge, New Haven, Connecticut
A. Smith family - 1 male under 10 (Sherman), 1 male 10-15 (Isaac), 2 males 16-25 (Minot & ?), 2...Read MORE...


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
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1817 - Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut


1820 Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut
Abram Smith
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6 Feb 1823 Deed
Grantor: Abram Smith
Grantee: Job Northrop
Location: N. Woodbury
Index to Land Records Grantor to Grantee, Town Clerk, Town Hall, Woodbury, Connecticut

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...


26 Sept 1826 Deed
Grantor: Abram Smith
Grantee: Benjamin Turney
Location: Middle Road Turnpike
Index to Land Records Grantor to Grantee, Town Clerk, Town Hall, Woodbury, Connecticut

1830 Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut
Abram Smith
1 male, under 5; 1 male 40 & under 50; 1 male, 70 & under 80 (Abram); 1...Read MORE...


2 July 1830 Deed
Minot Smith's Deed from Abram Smith
Grantor: Abram Smith of Bethlehem, conservator of Isaac Smith...Read MORE...


25 Jan 1830 Deed
Wheeler Atwood's Deed from Abram Smith
Grantor: Abram Smith of Bethlehem
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1832
Smith, Abram, adm. com. Nov. 5, 1832, by profession

Bethlehem Congregational Church,...Read MORE...


USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

1832 Death of Spouse/Partner
Elizabeth MINOT died 4 April 1832, Woodbury, Connecticut, USA
1835
Smith, Abram, ch. mem. July 1, 1835, dism. by letter

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USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
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USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
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World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

1840 Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut
Abram Smith, age 80, head of household: Abram Smith
Living next to Wheeler Atwood.
1840 Census of Pensioners Revolutionary or Military Services ("http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/colonial/census/1840/)

1840 Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut
Abram Smith
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USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
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USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
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6 Mar 1844 Deed
Minot Smith's Deed from Abram Smith
Grantor: Abram Smith of Woodbury
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World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848


Death record not available in Woodbury Town Hall or Woodbury Public Library. Burial information...Read MORE...


1849 Death
Name: Abram Smith
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 19 Apr 1849
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1849
Smith, Abram, d. [Mar. 2], 1849, AE 85

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1854 Deed
Grantor: Abram Smith and Minott Smith
Grantee: Harmon W. Judson
Location: Brush Hill
Index to Land Records Grantor to Grantee, Town Clerk, Town Hall, Woodbury, Connecticut


Abram is buried at:
Probably buried at North Cemetery (old) near Linden Rd and Church St in Woodbury, Connecticut. His wife, Elizabeth, is buried there. There are several broken gravestones nearby. There are also two tiny stones that might have been children. Unable to read names.

Name: Abram Smith
Birth Date: abt 1760
Death Date: 19 Apr 1849
Age at Death: 89
Cemetery: North Cemetery
Burial Place: Woodbury, Connecticut

Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: The Charles R. Hale Collection. Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut State Library.
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