Mary Bogardus

1698–1784 (Age 86)
New York, United States

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Mary Bogardus was born in 1698, in New York, United States. She died in 1784, in New Hempstead, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 86.

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Age 78

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 78

New York is the 11th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 78

"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."""

Name Meaning

Humanistic surname in Germany and the Netherlands, a Latinized form of Bogard .

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

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