Ebenezer Haviland

about 1729–
Flushing, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Haviland was born about 1729, in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Haviland, was 42 and his mother, Jane Clement, was 31.

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Thomas Haviland
1687–1752
Jane Clement
1698–1750
James Haviland
1727–1786
Ebenezer Haviland
1729–
Sarah Haviland
1734–1787
Charles Haviland
1735–
Jane Clement Haviland
1738–1777
Ebenezer Haviland
1742–1788
Caleb
1760–

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1776

Age 47

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 47

New York is the 11th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 47

"""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: habitational name from Haveland in Membury, Devon, probably named in Old English with hæfer ‘hegoat’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’.

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

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