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Charlotte Taylor Huntington

Other Name:
Charlotte Taylor
Home Town:
New Milford, CT
Enoch Huntington (May 19, 1828)
Biographical Notes:
Charlotte Taylor Huntington, daughter of John and Sophia Demming Taylor of New Milford, Connecticut, was born in 1808. One of three daughters to attend Sarah Pierce's Female Academy, Charlotte studied in Litchfield in 1826. On May 19, 1828 she married Enoch Huntington of Middletown, Connecticut. During their marriage Enoch worked as a minister, and he and Charlotte had seven children. In 1895 Charlotte passed away.

Years at LFA:

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
1826 Litchfield Female Academy Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

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