Cornelis Pielesfelt

3 November 1765–
Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Cornelis

When Cornelis Pielesfelt was christened on 3 November 1765, in Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Conrad Christiaan Pulisvelt, was 31 and his mother, Eva Heiler, was 27.

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Conrad Christiaan Pulisvelt
Eva Heiler
John Pulis
Christian Pulis
Eva Pulis
Cornelis Pielesfelt
Petrus Pulisvelt
Margretje Pulis
Cornelia Pulisfelt

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"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."

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""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."""""""

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  • Cornelis Pielesfelt, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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