Abigail Benjamin

about 1721–
Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Benjamin was born about 1721, in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States, her father, John Benjamin, was 37 and her mother, Abigail Wells, was 26.

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John Benjamin
Abigail Wells
Joshua Benjamin
Abigail Benjamin
John Benjamin
Sarah Benjamin
Benjamin Benjamin
Anna Benjamin
Mehitable Benjamin
Mary Benjamin
Desire Benjamin

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Age 55

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

Age 55

New York is the 11th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 55

"""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."""""""

Name Meaning

Hebrew: From the Hebrew scriptural name Binyamiyn, meaning son of days, son of old age, lucky son, son of the right hand, or son of good fortune. The nickname is Ben. Benjie is a Scottish name derived from Benjamin.

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  • Benjamin, John and Abigail Wells Children

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