Leonard Brashear

8 October 1714–
Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Leonard

Leonard Brashear was born on 8 October 1714, in Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's, Maryland, United States as the son of Robert Brashear and Mary.

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Family Time Line

Robert Brashear
1675–
Mary
Thomas Brashear
1706–1784
Priscilla Brashear
1712–
Leonard Brashear
1714–
Elizabeth Brashear
1721–
Samuel Brashear
1723–

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 62

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

Age 62

Maryland is the 7th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 62

"""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

Of French (Huguenot) origin: Americanized variant of Brasseur . The traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

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

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