Catherine Larzeler Johnson

after 1708–
Gravesend, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Catherine Larzeler

When Catherine Larzeler Johnson was born after 1708, in Gravesend, Kings, New York, United States, her father, Hendrick Johnson was Jansen, was 28 and her mother, Maria Nicholas Stillwell, was 26.

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Hendrick Johnson was Jansen
Maria Nicholas Stillwell
Jannetje Barentsen
Jan Jansen
Catherine Larzeler Johnson
John Johnson
William Johnson
Nicholas Berentse Johnson
Nicholas Bareentse Johnson

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Age 68

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

Age 68

New York is the 11th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 68

"""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."""""""

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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  • History and Genealogical Record of One Branch of the Stillwell Family (STI HIS
  • Descendants of Nicholas Stillwell, Lt.

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