Ebenezer Hidden Jr

16 December 1710–from 1796 to 1802 (Age 85)
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Hidden Jr was born on 16 December 1710, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ebenezer Hidden, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Story, was 30. He married Mehetabel Nelson in 1728, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died from 1796 to 1802, at the age of 92.

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Ebenezer Hidden Jr
Mehetabel Nelson
Marriage: 1728
Samuel Hidden
Epharaim Hidden
Price Hidden
Samuel Hidden
Sarah Hidden
James Hidden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1728Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 66
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 66
    """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 71
    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: habitational name from Hidden in Hungerford (Berkshire), from Old English hȳth ‘port, landing place’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

    Sources (48)

    • Eben Hidden in entry for Sarah Hidden, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Eben Hidden, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"
    • Eben Hedden in entry for James Hedden, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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