Samual Gano

23 October 1753–12 August 1821 (Age 67)
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Samual

When Samual Gano was born on 23 October 1753, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Willam Gano, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Green, was 16. He had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Zilpha Chamberlin. He died on 12 August 1821, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67.

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Samual Gano
Zilpha Chamberlin
Anne Gano
John Arne Gano
Samuel Gano
Theodore Gano
Sarah Gano
Mariah "Mary" Gano
Samuel Gano
Eliza Gano
William George Washington Gano

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World Events (6)

Age 22
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 23
The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1788 · The First Presidential Election
Age 35
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.

Name Meaning

Altered form of French Gaineau, itself a variant of Ganeau: from the ancient Germanic personal name Gagino, from gagin ‘gain, win’. The surname Gaineau is very rare in France. Compare Ganoe and Gunnoe .Slovak (Gaňo) and Polish: unexplained.History: The Huguenot Étienne Gaineau or Gayneau from La Rochelle in Charente-Maritime, France, married Lydia Mestereau in La Rochelle in 1653, died in Staten Island, NY, in 1706. His name is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (as Étienne Gaineau or Ganeau or Geneau or Gano) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America (as Etienne Gaineau or Gano).

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

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