Judge Benjamin Franklin Archer Sr

January 1759–1833 (Age 74)
Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Benjamin Franklin

When Judge Benjamin Franklin Archer Sr was born in January 1759, in Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Archer, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Shreve, was 27. He married Margaret Brown on 14 June 1784, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1833, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Washington Township, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Judge Benjamin Franklin Archer Sr
1759–1833
Margaret Brown
–1840
Marriage: 14 June 1784
David Archer
1788–1861
Susannah Archer
1800–
Sarah Archer
1791–1857
John Smith Archer
1794–1869
Elizabeth Archer
1794–1857
Benjamin Franklin Archer Jr
1804–1875

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1784New Jersey, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 17
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 17
    "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 22
    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

    English and French: from Middle English archere, Anglo-Norman French archer, Old French archier ‘bowman’, hence an occupational name for an archer. This Norman French word partially replaced the native English word bowman in the 14th century. In North America, this surname may have absorbed some cases of European cognates such as French Archier. Compare Larcher .German: from an agent derivative of Old High German archa ‘mill-race’ (from Latin arca ‘chest, box’). This surname is rare in Germany.Germanized form of Slovenian Arhar: German-influenced patronymic from the personal name Arh (see Arch 3), an old vernacular equivalent of Henry . Alternatively, perhaps a topographic name derived from Old High German archa ‘mill-race’ (see 2 above), hence a cognate of Slovenian Rakar (see Raker 4).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Harshaw
    Archey
    Larcher

    Sources (19)

    • Benjamin Archer, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Benjamin Archer, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
    • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820

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