Samuel

1788–August 1800 (Age 12)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel was born in 1788, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Sumner, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Baker, was 27. He died in August 1800, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sumner
1758–1835
Elizabeth Baker
1761–1834
Elizabeth
1784–
Alexander Baker Sumner
1786–1840
Frederick Sumner
1788–
John
1790–
Samuel
1788–1800
Elizabeth (Sivadie)
1793–1840
Mary Baker Sumner
1795–1867
Ruth Lewis
1798–1834

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Sumner

    Male1758–1835Male

    Elizabeth Baker

    Female1761–1834Female

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World Events (3)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

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.
1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · The United States Constitution

Age 1

Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

Name Meaning

A Greek form of the scriptural name, from "sh'mu-El," heard of God. Nicknames are Sam and Sammy. The Gaelic forms are Somhairle and Somhle.

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