Deliverance Cahoon

17 April 1753–10 November 1841 (Age 88)
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Deliverance

When Deliverance Cahoon was born on 17 April 1753, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Cahoon, was 31 and her mother, Rebekah Eldredge, was 29. She married Levi Long Sr on 4 January 1781, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 10 November 1841, in her hometown, at the age of 88, and was buried in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Long Sr
1755–1826
Deliverance Cahoon
1753–1841
Marriage: 4 January 1781
Thankful Long
1781–1820
Rebakah Long
1784–
Abijah Long Sr
1786–1860
Levi Long Jr.
1788–1874
Freeman Long
1790–
Deliverance Long
1793–1870
Warren N. Long
1796–1859
Susannah Long
1798–1872
Mehitable Long
1801–1827
Rebecca Long
1802–

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World Events (6)

1776
Age 23
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 23
"""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."""""""
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 47
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

Irish spelling (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of the Scottish surname Colquhoun .

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

Possible Related Names

Colquhoun
Cohoon

Sources (4)

  • Data in entry for Abijah Long, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Delilah Long in entry for Levi Long, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Delida Long in entry for Susanna Doane, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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