Benjamin Hyler

about 1770–
Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Hyler was born about 1770, in Knox, Maine, United States, his father, Jacob Joachim Hyler, was 51 and his mother, Agnes Schott, was 45.

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Jacob Joachim Hyler
1719–1800
Agnes Schott
1725–1803
Pvt. Jacob Hiler
1755–1835
Benjamin Hyler
1770–
Girl Hyler
1772–
Chase Hilliard Hyler
1773–
Mary Hyler
1758–1840
Henry Hyler
1763–1845
Simeon Hyler
1765–1856
John G. Hyler
1769–1839

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1776

Age 6

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

Age 6

"""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."""""""
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 34

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heiler .

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

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