James Selover

1732–1823 (Age 34)
Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When James Selover was born after 1732, in Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Selover Jr., was 27 and his mother, Sietje Pittenger, was 19. He married Maria about 1756, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died from 1766 to 1823, at the age of 90.

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James Selover
Marriage: about 1756
Maria Selover

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about 1756
New Jersey, United States


  • Maria Selover


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World Events (6)


Age 43

"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."

Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 49

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Probably Dutch: unexplained.

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

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