Joanna Bryant

23 February 1763–
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joanna

When Joanna Bryant was born on 23 February 1763, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Bryant, was 33 and her mother, Anna Whittaker, was 22. She married Gideon Webster on 29 October 1805, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Gideon Webster
Joanna Bryant
Marriage: 29 October 1805

Spouse and Children

29 October 1805
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Bryant





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World Events (8)


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."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 31

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

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

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  • Joanna Bryant, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Marriage
  • Joanna Bryant, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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