Maria Jackson

about 1765–
New York, United States

The Life of Maria

Maria Jackson was born about 1765, in New York, United States. She married Obadiah Beardsley on 28 April 1841.

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Obadiah Beardsley
1763–1841
Maria Jackson
1765–
Marriage: 28 April 1841

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MARRIAGE
28 April 1841

World Events (3)

1776

Age 11

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

Age 11

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

Age 11

"""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, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

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