Zelotas Arey

Male31 May 1724–

Brief Life History of Zelotas

When Zelotas Arey was born on 31 May 1724, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Arey, was 37 and his mother, Mary Mayo, was 40.

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Samuel Arey
Mary Mayo
Joseph Arey
Elizabeth Arey
Oliver Arey Sr
Thomas Arey
Ruth Arey
Mary Arey
Joshua Arey
Zelotas Arey
Paul Arey

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  • Zelotos Ary, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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Age 52

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 52

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 57

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Airey .

Variant of Avery .

Americanized form of German Erich or Ihrig . Compare Airey .

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

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