Job Sumner

about 1787–20 August 1790 (Age 3)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Job

When Job Sumner was born about 1787, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Deacon Roger Sumner, was 50 and his mother, Jerusha Billings, was 41. He died on 20 August 1790, at the age of 3.

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Deacon Roger Sumner
Jerusha Billings
Jerusha Sumner
Job Sumner
Lewis Sumner
Capt. Roger Summer
Seth Sumner
Hannah Sumner
Ebenezer Billings Sumner
Elizabeth Sumner
Sally Sumner

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World Events (4)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 0
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election
Age 1
The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
Age 2
George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, from Middle English som(p)nour(e) ‘summoner’ (Old French somoneor, semoneor).History: William Sumner came to Dorchester, MA, from England c. 1635. His descendants include US Senator Charles Sumner, a major force in the struggle to end slavery, who was born in 1811 in Boston.

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

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  • Jobe Sumner, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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