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Rachel Broom (Pierce)

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Birthplace: Greenville, DE, USA
Death: Died
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Daughter of Robert Pierce and Elizabeth Pierce
Wife of Jacob Broom, Signer of the US Constitution
Mother of Esther Willis Lyon; Ann Broom; James Madison Broom; Elizabeth Pierce Roberts; Sarah Brinton and 7 others

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About Rachel Broom

Wife of Jacob Broom, signer of U.S. Constitution.

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Rachel Broom's Timeline

1751
February 17, 1751
Greenville, DE, USA
1773
December 14, 1773
Age 22
Wilmington, DE, USA
1775
January 20, 1775
Age 23
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
August 22, 1775
Age 24
Wilmington, DE, USA
1776
1776
Age 24
Wilmington, DE, USA
1777
September 20, 1777
Age 26
1783
1783
Age 31
Wilmington, DE, USA
1784
1784
Age 32
1786
June 7, 1786
Age 35
Wilmington, DE, USA
1787
September 17, 1787
- September 17, 1787
Age 36
Independence Hall, Philadelphia,

The Signers of the U. S. Constitution

New Hampshire
John Langdon
Nicholas Gilman

Massachusetts
Rufus King
Nathaniel Gorham

Connecticut
Roger Sherman
William Samuel Johnson

New York
Alexander Hamilton

New Jersey
William Livingston
David Brearley
William Paterson
Jonathan Dayton

Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Mifflin
Robert Morris
George Clymer
Thomas FitzSimons
Jared Ingersoll
Gouverneur Morris
James Wilson

Delaware
George Read
Gunning Bedford, Jr.
John Dickinson
Richard Bassett
Jacob Broom

Maryland
James McHenry
Daniel Carroll
Dan of St. Thomas Jenifer

Virginia
John Blair
James Madison, Jr.
George Washington

North Carolina
William Blount
Richard Dobbs Spaight
Hugh Williamson

South Carolina
John Rutledge
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Charles Pinckney
Pierce Butler

Georgia
William Few
Abraham Baldwin

Biographies of the Founding Fathers

Colonial Hall now contains 103 biographical sketches of America's founding fathers. At this time we have divided them up into 3 groups:
As you will see there are still many biographies that need to be added to our site, including a new category: Other Founding Fathers.

The biographies on this site are primarily from 1 of the following 2 sources:
Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, by the Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. Published in 1829.
The United States Manual of Biography and History, by James V. Marshall. Published by James B. Smith & Co., in Philadelphia in the year 1856.
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http://www.usconstitution.net/const.pdf
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_signers_of_the_United_States_C...
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http://www.dar.org/signers-us-constitution
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The U.S. Constitution at the National Archives
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFAVKJAOWSc