Joseph Thackara

1738–
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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Family Time Line

Joseph Thackara
1738–
Esther Collings
1762–1814
Thomas T. Thackara
1791–1843

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Thomas T. Thackara

    Male1791–1843Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Thackara

    Male1700–1761Male

    Hannah Alberson

    Female1705–Female

siblings

(9)

    Benjamin Thackery

    Female1725–Female

    Benjamin Thackara

    Male1732–1785Male

    Elizabeth Thackara

    Female1734–1774Female

    Male1736–1767Male

    Male1738–Male

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World Events (6)

1775

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.
1776

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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