John Valentine Summers

1781–
Queen Anne's, Maryland, United States

The Life of John Valentine

John Valentine Summers was born in 1781, in Queen Anne's, Maryland, United States as the son of Thomas Summers Jr. and Mary Ann Brawner. He married Mrs. Nancy Summers. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 8, Somerset, Maryland, United States in 1860.

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John Valentine Summers
1781–
Mrs. Nancy Summers
1784–
Marriage:
Nancy Summers
1807–1845
Raymond Summers
1826–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1781

Age 0

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

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.
1812

Age 31

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Summer 1.2 Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a nickname meaning ‘gentle’, ‘innocent’.3 Americanized form of some likesounding Ashkenazic Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Sumners, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Summers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jno. Somers in entry for Raymond Somers, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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