Susanna Dows

15 September 1729–
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Dows was born on 15 September 1729, in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ebenezer Dows, was 36 and her mother, Mary Hunt, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Dows
1693–1777
Mary Hunt
1696–1735
Benjamin Dows
1716–1793
John Dowse I
1717–1790
Ebenezer Dowse
1719–
Martha Dows
1722–1784
Mary Dowse
1725–
Anna Dowse
1727–
Susanna Dows
1729–
Samuel Dows
1731–
Eleazer Dowse
1734–1787

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 47

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

Age 47

"""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."""""""
1791

Age 62

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch dol(le) ‘mad’, ‘crazy’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susanna Dows, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Susanna Dows, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Susanna Dows, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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