Maria Selover

1742–1776 (Age 33)
New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Maria

When Maria Selover was born on 3 October 1742, in New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Isaac Selover Jr., was 36 and her mother, Sietje Pittenger, was 28. She had at least 6 sons and 2 daughters with William Devinney. She died in 1776, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Maria Selover
1742–1776
William Devinney
1745–1822
Richard Devinney
1770–
William Devinney Jr
1771–
Hannah Devinney
1773–
Samuel Devinney
1773–
Harriet Devinney
1776–
William Devinney IV
Isaac Deviney
1774–1837
John Devinney
1775–

Spouse & Children

children

(8)

  • Richard Devinney

    Male1770–Male

  • William Devinney Jr

    Male1771–Male

  • Female1773–Female

  • Samuel Devinney

    Male1773–Male

  • Isaac Deviney

    Male1774–1837Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (2)

1775

Age 33

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 34

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

Name Meaning

Probably Dutch: unexplained.

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

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