1796–5 January 1843 (Age 47)
Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

Jeremiah was born in 1796, in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Margaret Wigglesworth. He died on 5 January 1843, at the age of 47.

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Mary Jane Somerby

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    Margaret Wigglesworth









    Mary Jane


World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 7

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: A scriptural name from Hebrew Yirm-Yah, which has been rendered as "elevated of the Lord."A nickname is Jerry. Jeremy is derived from Jeremiah. Miah is a baptismal name derived from Jeremiah.

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