Eva Hennion

19 January 1759–
Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Eva

When Eva Hennion was born on 19 January 1759, her father, David Johannes Hennion, was 37 and her mother, Willemyntje Kip, was 28.

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David Johannes Hennion
Willemyntje Kip
Johannis D. Hennion
Eva Hennion
Jacobus Hennion

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World Events (8)


Age 16

"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 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 31

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: hypercorrected spelling of Ennion, a variant spelling of Eynon .2 Dutch: from an altered form of the personal names Hans ( see John ) or Henning .

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Eva Hennion, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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