Michiel Cornelusse

1694–
New York, United States

The Life of Michiel

Michiel Cornelusse was born in 1694, in New York, United States.

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1776

Age 82

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 82

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

Age 82

"""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."""""""

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Sources (3)

  • Michiel Cornelis, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Michiel Cornelusse in entry for Cornelus Cornelusse, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Michiel Cornelusse in entry for Jannetje Cornelusse, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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