Joseph Thackara

New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Thackara was born in 1738, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Joseph Thackara, was 38 and his mother, Hannah Alberson, was 33. He had at least 1 son with Esther Collings.

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Joseph Thackara
Esther Collings
Thomas T. Thackara

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    Thomas T. Thackara


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Thackara


    Hannah Alberson




    Benjamin Thackery


    Benjamin Thackara


    Elizabeth Thackara




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Age 37

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 62

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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