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Noah Webster

Ancestry of
Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary


    Noah Webster Jr.

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 16 Oct 1758 
    • Birth Location:
    • West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Death Date:
    • 28 May 1843 
    • Death Location:
    • New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut 
    • Notes: 
    • Noah Webster created the first American dictionary. He is credited with changing the English spellings of such words as colour and honour to their American versions of color and honor.

  • Marriages for Noah Webster Jr.


    • Spouse:
    • Rebecca Greenleaf
    • Marriage Date:
    • 26 Oct 1789
    • Marriage Location:
    • New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut

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