Royal Paine Drown

11 May 1774–19 May 1825 (Age 51)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Royal Paine

When Royal Paine Drown was born on 11 May 1774, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathaniel Drown, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Whitaker, was 34. He married Lucy Bliss on 7 February 1796, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 19 May 1825, in his hometown, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Royal Paine Drown
1774–1825
Lucy Bliss
1773–1886
Marriage: 7 February 1796
Royal Drown
1797–1855
Patty Ida Drown
James B. Drown
1798–1822
Lucy Drown
1801–1886
Hannah Drown
1803–
Susan Drown
1805–1891
Clarissa Drown
1810–1887
Nancy Drown
1814–1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1796
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
children

(8)

    Royal Drown

    Male1797–1855Male

    James B. Drown

    Male1798–1822Male

    Lucy Drown

    Female1801–1886Female

    Hannah Drown

    Female1803–Female

    Susan Drown

    Female1805–1891Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Nathaniel Drown

    Male1762–Male

    Sarah Drowne

    Female1765–1842Female

    Female1766–1827Female

    Male1770–1820Male

    William Drowne

    Male1772–1852Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

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

Age 2

"""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."""""""
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 14

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English (Cornwall and Devon): unexplained.2 Possibly a reflex of French Drouin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Royal Drown in entry for Royal Drown, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Royal Drown in entry for James Drown, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Royal Drown in entry for Royal Drown, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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