Joseph Bracey Jr.

21 February 1731–1790 (Age 58)
York, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Bracey Jr. was born on 21 February 1731, in York, York, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph Bracey, was 29 and his mother, Mary Durgin, was 12. He married Elizabeth Stewart on 12 March 1757, in York, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1778. He died in 1790, in Steuben, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bracey Jr.
1731–1790
Elizabeth Stewart
1731–1790
Marriage: 12 March 1757
Sarah Bracy
1759–1849
Joseph Bracey
1761–1762
John Bracey
1763–1764
Bethiah Bracy
1766–
William Bracy
1768–1769
James Bracey
1772–1773
Betsey Bracy
1779–1824

Spouse and Children

    Male1731–1790Male

    Elizabeth Stewart

    Female1731–1790Female

MARRIAGE
12 March 1757
York, York, Maine, United States
children

(7)

    Female1759–1849Female

    Joseph Bracey

    Male1761–1762Male

    John Bracey

    Male1763–1764Male

    Bethiah Bracy

    Female1766–Female

    William Bracy

    Male1768–1769Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1760

Age 29

Historical Boundaries - 1760: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1760: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States; 1790: Washington, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Washington, Maine, United States
1776

Age 45

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

Age 45

"""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 (of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two places in France called Brécy, in Aisne and Ardennes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Bracey, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Joseph Bracy, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Joseph, Junr. Bracey, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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