Isaacher Sampson

29 April 1776–
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Isaacher

Isaacher Sampson was born on 29 April 1776, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1800.

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 7

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 10

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

A Greek form of the scriptural name, which has been translated from "shémesh," the sun, as "illustrious sun," "splendid sun" (great joy and happiness), "solar, like the sun," and "one who resembles the sun"

Sources (3)

  • Issachar Sampson, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Issachar Samson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Issacher Sampson, Samson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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