John Henry Creasy

Maleabout 1732–about 1822

Brief Life History of John Henry

John Henry Creasy was born about 1732, in Barnwell, South Carolina, United States. He married Mrs John Henry Creasy before 1768, in South Carolina, United States. He died about 1822, at the age of 92.

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John Henry Creasy
Mrs John Henry Creasy
Marriage: before 1768

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    Age 44

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

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 44

    """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."""""""

    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

    Age 44

    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Creasey 1.

    Apparently also an Americanized form of an unidentified German surname, possibly Kriese or Griese , or Swiss German Krüsi, a variant of Kraus .

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

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