Josiah Simons

1795–
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Josiah

When Josiah Simons was born in 1795, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Simons, was 43 and his mother, Lois Bliss, was 37.

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William Simons
1752–1813
Lois Bliss
1758–1834
Josiah Simons
1775–
Roxanna Simons
1778–
Moses Simonds
1780–1828
William Simonds
1784–1856
Josiah Simons
1795–
Lois Simons
1796–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 13

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

Name Meaning

English, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from Simon .

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

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