Lilley Whitcomb

22 November 1737–
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lilley

When Lilley Whitcomb was born on 22 November 1737, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Whitcomb, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth “Betty” White, was 21.

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David Whitcomb
Elizabeth “Betty” White
John Whitcomb
Eunice Whitcomb
Prudence Whitcomb
Lilley Whitcomb
Tilley Whitcomb
Levi Whitcomb
Gilby Whitcomb
Bettey Whitcomb
Joshua Whitcomb
Relief Whitcomb
David Whitcomb
Silence Whitcomb
Abel Whitcombe

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Age 39
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 39
"""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."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 44
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.

Name Meaning

(1997: 3457;2007: 6224; 2010: 8324)English: habitational name from any of various places called Whitcombe or Witcombe. Whitcombe in Dorset and Witcombe in Gloucestershire are named with Old English wīd ‘wide’ + cumb ‘valley’; Whitcombe, Isle of Wight, may have the same etymology or alternatively the first element may be Old English hwīt ‘white’. Witcombe in Somerset is named with Old English wīthig ‘willow’ + cumb, and the placename Whitcombe in Devon is from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + cumb. The surname may also derive from a lost place in Sussex.

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

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