Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1788 · The First Presidential Election
The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
A name corrpted from Hannah, q.v. It is also found several times in a male name. From Ann, Anne, we have as nicknames Nan and Nancy
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Amey in entry for Harriet Richardson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
Ame in entry for Ezra Richardson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
Anne in entry for Ruth Richardson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
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