John Mauzey

Malebefore 15 May 1763–

Brief Life History of John

When John Mauzey was born before 15 May 1763, in Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Mauzy, was 24 and his mother, Priscilla Waugh, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Peter Mauzy
1738–1799
Priscilla Waugh
1741–1806
George Mauzy
1762–
John Mauzey
1763–
Mary Mauzy
1763–1811
Peter Mauzy II
1764–1835
Thomas Mauzy
1770–
Margaret Mauzy
1772–
Ann Mauzy
1776–
George Mauzy
1779–1852
Sarah Mausey
1781–1855
Thomas Mauzey
1787–1815

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Mauzey - birth: before 15 May 1763; Virginia, United States

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 13

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

1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 13

"""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."""""""

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 17

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

American French: variant of Mauzy .

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

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