Geesie Elsie Janzen

Male1710–1780

Brief Life History of Geesie Elsie

Geesie Elsie Janzen was born in 1710, in New York, United States. He died in 1780, in his hometown, at the age of 70.

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    World Events (3)

    1776

    Age 66

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

    1776

    Age 66

    New York is the 11th state.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 66

    """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

    Some characteristic forenames: German Bernd, Ernst, Erwin, Claus, Erna, Fritz, Heinz, Hertha, Juergen, Klaus, Kurt, Reinhild.

    North German and Dutch: variant of Jantzen or Jansen .

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

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