Gaynor Lukens

1760–1852 (Age 92)
Horsham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gaynor

When Gaynor Lukens was born in 1760, in Horsham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Lukens, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Spencer, was 31. She married James Knight about 1777. She died in 1852, in Gwynedd Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92.

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James Knight
Gaynor Lukens
Marriage: about 1777

Spouse and Children

    James Knight



about 1777

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Spencer




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 16

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

Age 16

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 26

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Luikens ( see Lueken ), or German Lückens, a patronymic from the personal name Lüdeke ( see Luedecke ).

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

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