Lucy Josselyn Munro

13 September 1755–25 March 1827 (Age 71)
Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy Josselyn

When Lucy Josselyn Munro was born on 13 September 1755, in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Shubael Munro, was 36 and her mother, Mary Josselyn, was 30. She married Joseph Waterman on 18 November 1777, in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 25 March 1827, in Appleton, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Appleton, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Joseph Waterman
Lucy Josselyn Munro
Marriage: 18 November 1777
Ruth Waterman
Lucy Waterman
Rebecca Waterman
Joseph Waterman Jr.
Abigail Waterman
Lydia Waterman
Henry J. Waterman
Henry J Waterman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1777Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (6)

    Age 21
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 21
    """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 39
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: nickname from Gaelic Rothach ‘man from Ro’. According to tradition which may be substantially correct, the ancestors of the Munros came from Ireland, from the foot of the river Roe in Derry, whence the name Bun-rotha, giving Mun-rotha by eclipsis of b after the preposition in’. See also Monroe , compare Munroe .Irish (Meath): variant of Mulroy .History: This (see 1 above) is the name of a Scottish clan with an ancestral seat at Foulis Castle, near Evanton, Ross-shire.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Lucy Josselyn in entry for Ruth Waterman, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Lucy Josselyn, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Lucy J Munroe Waterman, "Find A Grave Index"

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