When Pvt Isaac Garrison was born in 1765, in Sugar Creek, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Arthur Garrison, was 30 and his mother, Margaret A. Pierce, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Martha Patsy Spratt. He registered for military service in 1781. He died on 30 January 1816, in York, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Spratt Graveyard, Fort Mill, York, South Carolina, United States.
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1781 · The First Constitution
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
English: from a shortened form of Middle English Gerardson, a patronymic from the personal name Gerard + son, or an Anglicized form of its Dutch cognate Gerritsen . The English surname is probably in most cases of Flemish or Dutch origin. It was brought to Britain by immigrants from the Low Countries, especially in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Americanized form of Jewish Gerson (see Gershon ).