Faith Trumbull (Robinson) (1718 - 1780) MP

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Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
Managed by: Lori Wilke
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About Faith Trumbull (Robinson)

The Trumbulls and their sons, Joseph and David were instrumental in supplying the continental armies, the militia and the French forces with supplies of every kind. Their son, John, is known for his Revolutionary War paintings. John became one of our nation’s most noteworthy early American artists, known for his historical scenes of the American Revolution including the "Declaration of Independence," one of his most notable works. The painting above, showing his parents, was finished in 1783.

Family

Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (October 12, 1710 – August 17, 1785) married, on December 9, 1735, Faith Robinson (1718–1780), daughter of Rev. John Robinson. They were the parents of six children including:

  1. Joseph Trumbull (1737–1778), first commissary general of the Continental Army and an early member of the Board of War.
  2. Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (1740–1809), Aide-de-camp to General George Washington from 1781 to the end of the war; Governor of Connecticut 1798-1809
  3. Faith Trumbull (1743–1775), who married General Jedidiah Huntington
  4. Mary Trumbull (1745–1831), who married William Williams, signer of the Declaration of Independence
  5. David Trumbull (1751–1822), commissary of the Colony of Connecticut
  6. John Trumbull (1756–1843), "Painter of the American Revolution"; aide-de-camp of General George Washington for 19 days in 1775.

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Faith Trumbull's Timeline

1718
December 13, 1718
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1735
December 9, 1735
Age 16
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1737
1737
Age 18
Lebanon, CT
1740
March 26, 1740
Age 21
Lebanon, Connecticut, United States
1742
January 25, 1742
Age 23
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
1745
July 16, 1745
Age 26
Lebanon, CT
1750
February 5, 1750
Age 31
Lebanon, CT
1756
June 6, 1756
Age 37
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut
1780
May 27, 1780
Age 61
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
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Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States