Nathaniel Brackett

1771–1844 (Age 73)
Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Brackett was born on 29 September 1771, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Anthony Brackett, was 63 and his mother, Carenhappuck Proctor, was 41. He married Elizabeth Lewis on 26 January 1793, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 24 December 1844, in his hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Otisfield, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Nathaniel Brackett
Elizabeth Lewis
Marriage: 26 January 1793
Patience Brackett
Samuel Bracket
Mary Ham Brackett
Mary Brackett
Eliza Lewis Brackett
Jane Brackett
Martha Brackett
Margaret Brackett
William Brackett
Frederick Brackett

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26 January 1793
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States


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Age 5

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

Age 5

"""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."""""""

Age 20

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel Brackett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Nathaniel Brackett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Nathaniel Brackett, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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