Alice Currier

28 March 1723–
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Currier was born on 28 March 1723, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Currier, was 38 and her mother, Abigail Kelly, was 32. She married Amos Davis on 7 November 1745, in Newburyport, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Amos Davis
Alice Currier
Marriage: 7 November 1745
Alice Davis
Judith Davis
Abigail Davis
Amos Davis

Spouse and Children

7 November 1745
Newburyport, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (6)


Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 53

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 63

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, Middle English curreyour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Allis Davis in entry for Abbie Davis, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Allis Davis in entry for Abigail Davis, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Alice in entry for Alice Davis, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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