James Mansur Sr

2 September 1744–13 January 1816 (Age 71)
Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When James Mansur Sr was born on 2 September 1744, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Mansur II, was 38 and his mother, Hannah Lovejoy, was 34. He married Mary Harris on 28 March 1776. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 13 January 1816, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mansur Sr
1744–1816
Mary Harris
1753–1826
Marriage: 28 March 1776
Hannah Lovejoy Mansur
1777–1858
James Mansur Jr
1779–1829
Mary Mansur
1782–1865
Abigail Mansur
1784–1830
Elizabeth Mansur
1786–1839
Rhoda Mansur
1789–1866
Daniel Mansur
1791–1829
Eunice Mansur
1794–1829
John Harris Mansur
1796–1829

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1776
children

(9)

    Hannah Lovejoy Mansur

    Female1777–1858Female

    Male1779–1829Male

    Mary Mansur

    Female1782–1865Female

    Abigail Mansur

    Female1784–1830Female

    Elizabeth Mansur

    Female1786–1839Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1776

Age 32

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

Age 32

"""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."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 37

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.

Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic manṣūr ‘victorious’, ‘triumphant’. This word is found in compound names such as Manṣūr-ud-Dīn ‘victorious in religion’. The second of the Abbasid khalifs was Al-Manṣūr Abu-Ja῾far ( c. 712–75 ), who built the city of Baghdad in 762 and is considered the real founder of the Abbasid khalifate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Mansur, "United States Census, 1810"
  • James Mansur, "United States Census, 1790"
  • James Mansur, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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