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David Trumbull

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Lebanon, CT
Death: January 17, 1822 (71)
Immediate Family:

Son of Governor Jonathan Trumbull and Faith Trumbull
Husband of Sarah Trumbull
Father of Abigail Lanman and Joseph Trumbull, Governor
Brother of Joseph Trumbull (1st Commissary General of the Continental Army); Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., U.S. Senator; Faith Huntington; Mary Trumbull; John Trumbull and 1 other

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About David Trumbull

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.


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David Trumbull's Timeline

February 5, 1750
Lebanon, CT
January 1, 1781
Age 30
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Age 31
Lebanon, Connecticut.
January 17, 1822
Age 71