John Shinn

about 1776–UNKNOWN (Age NaN)
Cold Water, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John

John Shinn was born about 1776, in Cold Water, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. He married Margaret Moore about 1803, in Cold Water, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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John Shinn
1776–
Margaret Moore
1782–

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World Events (3)

1776
Age 0
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
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North Carolina is the 12th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
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"""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."""""""

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a Skinner , from Old English scinn, Middle English shin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. In Middle English this word was replaced by the Norse equivalent, skinn.

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

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