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The Life of Hannah

Hannah was born in 1761, in United States. She married John Porter in 1781, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons.

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John Porter
Marriage: 1781
Nathan Porter
Elijah Porter
Felix Porter
Moses Porter
John Porter

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New York, United States


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Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 15

"""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."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 33

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: The scriptural name Hannah has been translated as "free gift" (that is, grace, mercy) and as "beauty and charm. The name Anne is derived from Hannah. Anna is the Gaelic form of Ann. Annette is a diminuitive of Anne. Nan and Nancy are nicknames of Ann and Anne. Nita is a female name derived from Annita, which is a diminutive of Ann.

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