James Cherry Jr

about 1736–after 1790 (Age 54)
Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Cherry Jr was born about 1736, in Kent, Delaware, United States, his father, James Cherry Sr, was 21 and his mother, Mrs James Cherry Sr, was 21. He married Mrs James Cherry about 1756. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died after 1790, in Harford, Maryland, United States, at the age of 55.

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James Cherry Jr
Mrs James Cherry
Marriage: about 1756
Robert Cherry

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World Events (6)

1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware
Age 18
From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed
Age 28
In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Age 37
Historical Boundaries - 1774: Harford, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Harford, Maryland, United States

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.2 Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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