Jan Peeckszen De Witt

2 October 1748–
New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jan Peeckszen

When Jan Peeckszen De Witt was born on 2 October 1748, in New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Johannes Peecksze Dewitt, was 39 and his mother, Annatje Harris, was 27.

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Johannes Peecksze Dewitt
Annatje Harris
Catarina Peeckse De Witt
Nancy, Ogilvie, de Witt
Willem Peeckszen De Witt
Agnietje Peeckse De Witt
Jan Peeckszen De Witt
William De Witt
Gertrude Harris De Witt

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Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 28

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 33

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

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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