John Thomas Mount

1754–1820 (Age 66)
Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Mount was born in 1754, in Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, John Lawrence Mount, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Brinley, was 34. He died in 1820, in Setauket, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

John Lawrence Mount
1717–1809
Elizabeth Brinley
1720–1814
Thomas Mount
1745–1820
John Mount
1748–1804
Margaret Mount
1746–1830
Rebecca Mount
1746–1784
Elizabeth Mount
1746–
William Mount
1750–1804
Timothy Brinley Mount
1753–1833
John Thomas Mount
1754–1820
Lydia Mount
1760–1813

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World Events (6)

1775

Age 21

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1789

Age 35

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or near a hill, Middle English mount (from Old English munt, reinforced by Old French mont).2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from places so called in Peeblesshire, Fife, and Lanarkshire.

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

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