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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Family Time Line

James Knight
1753–1784
Gaynor Lukens
1760–1852
Marriage: about 1777

Spouse and Children

    James Knight

    Male1753–1784Male

    Female1760–1852Female

MARRIAGE
about 1777

Parents and Siblings

    Male1729–1784Male

    Elizabeth Spencer

    Female1729–1813Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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