Benjamin Wallace

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Wallace was born on 29 January 1780, in Dover, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathaniel Wallace, was 39 and his mother, Patience Earle, was 39. He died on 14 April 1854, in United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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Nathaniel Wallace
Patience Earle
Nehemiah Wallace
Hannah Wallace
Jonas Wallace
Hannah Wallace
Nathaniel Wallace
Jonas Wallace
David Wallace
Mary Wallace
Benjamin Wallace
Ashael Wallace
Sarah Wallace
John Wallace

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    1781 · The First Constitution

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Historical Boundaries 1791: Rensselaer, New York, United States

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: variant of Wallis , especially in Scotland, where the name was introduced from the Welsh Marches by a family of tenants of the Stewarts in the 12th century.

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, e.g. Wallach .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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