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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John Lawrence Mount
Elizabeth Brinley
Thomas Mount
John Mount
Margaret Mount
Rebecca Mount
Elizabeth Mount
William Mount
Timothy Brinley Mount
John Thomas Mount
Lydia Mount

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World Events (6)


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.

Age 22

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

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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