Elizabeth <David> Sprong

25 October 1749–
New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth <David>

When Elizabeth <David> Sprong was christened on 25 October 1749, in New York, United States, her father, David Sprong, was 49 and her mother, Seytje Jacobus Van Deventer, was 24.

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David Sprong
Seytje Jacobus Van Deventer
Phebe David Sprong
Femmentje <David> Sprong
Elizabeth <David> Sprong
Barent <David> Sprong
Jacobus <David> Sprong

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World Events (3)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

New York is the 11th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""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

Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch spronc ‘jumper’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Sprong -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Sprong - christening: 25 October 1749; Bushwick, Kings, New York, United States

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