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Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the Declaration of Independence

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  • Rebecca Minot Sherman (1742 - 1813)
    1. Rebecca Prescott b. May 20, 1742; m. May 12, 1763 the Hon. Roger Sherman, signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was born at Newton, Mass. April 19, 1721. He was the son of William Sherman of...
  • Elizabeth Bassett Harrison (c.1730 - c.1792)
    Birth: Dec. 13, 1730 Eltham New Kent County Virginia, USA Death: 1792 Berkeley (Charles City County) Charles City County Virginia, USA Wife of Benjamin Harrison, Governor of Virginia and signer of th...

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Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the Declaration of Independence by Harry Clinton Green, and Mary Wolcott Green.

Originally penned in 1912, this historical reprint showcases individual portraits of the fiercely courageous women who endured tremendous hardship as their husbands fought to build an independent nation. Women such as Abigail Adams, Dorothy Quincy Hancock, and Julia Stockton Rush contributed their wisdom, strength, and loyalty to the cause of the Revolution, shaping history as a result.