Bathsheba Jess

18 December 1747–14 May 1834 (Age 86)
Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Bathsheba

When Bathsheba Jess was born on 18 December 1747, in Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, David Jess, was 33 and her mother, Ruth Silver, was 25. She married Stephan Morris on 11 October 1770, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 14 May 1834, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

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Stephan Morris
Bathsheba Jess
Marriage: 11 October 1770
Sarah Morris
David Morris
Jesse Morris
Anthony Morris
Sarah Morris Pancoast
Mary Morris
John Morris
Stephen Morris
Stephen Morris

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World Events (6)

Age 28
During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
Age 29
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 47
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jesse .

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

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