Abigail Remsen

about 1774–
South Hempstead, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Remsen was born about 1774, in South Hempstead, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, her father, Captain Luke Remsen, was 25 and her mother, Judith Titus, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Captain Luke Remsen
1749–1839
Judith Titus
1750–
Abigail Remsen
1774–
Peter Remsen
1776–1839
Mary Remsen
1780–
Elizabeth Remsen
1782–
Henry Remsen
1783–

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World Events (3)

1776
Age 2
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 2
New York is the 11th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 2
"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

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Rem . This surname is not found in the Netherlands.

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

Possible Related Names

Remson
Rem

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