Pvt. Caleb Joiner

about 1760–15 September 1778 (Age 18)
Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Caleb

When Pvt. Caleb Joiner was born about 1760, in Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Captain, Robert Joyner, was 35 and his mother, Lucy Loomis, was 31. He died on 15 September 1778, in Valley Forge, Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 18.

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Captain, Robert Joyner
Lucy Loomis
Tabitha Joyner
Pvt. Caleb Joiner
Robert William Joyner
Lovina Joyner
Capt Octavius Joyner
Hannah Joiner

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Age 16

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

Age 16

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 16

"""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

English: occupational name for a maker of wooden furniture, Anglo-Norman French joignour (Old French joigneor, from joinre ‘to join’, ‘to connect’, Latin iungere).

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

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