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Josiah Bartlett Signer of the Declaration of Independence JOSIAH BARTLETT was born November 21, 1729 in Amesbury, Massachusetts. He received the rudiments of a classical education and when he was onl...

6/13/2008 9/14/2016

Button Gwinnett (1735 - 1777)

Button Gwinnett (1735 – May 19 or 27, 1777) was an British-born American political leader who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was the second of the signatories (fi...

10/10/2013 10/10/2013

Joseph Hewes (January 23, 1730 – November 10, 1779) was a native of Princeton, New Jersey, where he was born in 1730. Hewes’s parents were members of the Society of Friends, commonly kn...

6/23/2008 9/26/2012

George W. Clymer (1739 - 1813)

""Signer""

George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 24, 1813) was an American politician and founding father. He was one of the first Patriots to advocate complete independence from Britain. As a Pennsylv...

7/20/2011 8/19/2012

James Smith (September 17, 1719 – July 11, 1806), was a signer to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He attended a provincial assembly in 1774 w...

10/29/2009 4/12/2012

Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a repr...

7/2/2011 7/2/2011

Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791), an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. He later served as a federal ju...

7/12/2007 4/10/2011

Thomas Lynch, Jr. (August 5, 1749–1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of South Carolina. He and his father, Thomas Lynch, Sr., were the only f...

9/16/2009 12/16/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK. DAR Ancestor #A070839 Robert Livingston IV never signed the Declaration of Independence but he helped write it. As U.S. Minister to France from 18...

10/22/2007 11/18/2010

William Williams (1731-1811) was a Revolutionary War patriot and Signer of the Declaration of Independence. He died on August 2, 1811, at the age of 80, exactly 35 years to the day that he signed it. ...

5/23/2007 11/12/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL DAR Ancestor # A101275 Lewis Morris (April 8, 1726 – January 22, 1798) was an American landowner and developer ...

4/15/2008 11/8/2010

Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784)[2] was an American lawyer and politician from St. Jones Neck in Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, east of Dover. He was an officer of the Dela...

10/18/2010 10/18/2010

George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was an American lawyer, a Virginia judge, and a prominent opponent of slavery. He was the first law professor in the United States and a noted classical schola...

7/12/2008 10/17/2010

Oliver Wolcott (December 1, 1726 – December 1, 1797), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also the Articles of Confederation as a representative of Connecticut. ...

10/26/2007 10/16/2010

James Wilson (1742–1798) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress,...

12/30/2008 10/16/2010

William Whipple, Jr. (January 14, 1730 – November 28, 1785) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. Whipple was born at Kittery, Mai...

5/21/2009 10/16/2010

Thomas Stone was the son of David Stone, of Pointon Manor, Charles County, Maryland. His father was a de-scendant of William Stone, who was governor of Maryland during the protectorate of Oliver Cromwe...

4/4/2007 10/16/2010

Roger Sherman (April 19, 1721 – July 23, 1793) was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a founding father. He served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, ...

5/26/2007 10/16/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor # A100015 Benjamin Rush (December 24, 1745 – April 19, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States. Rush lived in the s...

5/11/2007 10/16/2010

Matthew Thornton (1714 – June 24, 1803), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. The town of Thornton, New Hampshire is named in his h...

2/17/2008 10/16/2010

Lyman Hall (April 12, 1724 – October 19, 1790), physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia. Hall County is ...

8/20/2007 10/15/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A040007 William Floyd (December 17, 1734 - August 4, 1821), was a signer of the United States Declaration ...

9/18/2007 10/15/2010

William Ellery (December 22, 1727 - €“ February 15, 1820) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island. In 1764, Ellery joined Stephen...

12/3/2008 10/15/2010

Carter Braxton (September 16, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a planter, and a representative of Virginia. Braxton was the son of a Vi...

5/22/2008 10/15/2010

Charles Carroll of Carrollton (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832) was a lawyer and politician from Maryland who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and later a United States Senato...

5/22/2007 10/15/2010

William Paca (October 31, 1740 – October 23, 1799) was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland, and later Governor of Maryland and a United S...

8/30/2008 10/15/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A082284 Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26 , 1738–January 4 , 1789 ), was an American planter,...

10/14/2007 10/15/2010

John Morton, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1724 - 1777)

"Signer of the Declaration of Independence"

John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania. As a delegate to the Continental Congress during the American Revolution, he provided the...

3/7/2007 10/15/2010

Robert Morris, Jr. (January 20, 1734 – May 8, 1806) was a British-born American merchant, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United Stat...

7/14/2007 10/15/2010

) John Penn (May 17, 1741 – September 14, 1788) was a signer of both the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of North Carolina. Cont...

11/17/2007 10/15/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA - DELAWARE. DAR Ancestor # A077428 Thomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, i...

7/12/2007 10/15/2010

Robert Treat Paine (March 11, 1731 – May 11, 1814) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts. He represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress ...

5/26/2007 10/15/2010

Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778), was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and...

3/9/2007 10/15/2010

Francis Lewis (March 21, 1713 – December 31, 1802) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New York. Francis Lewis was a native of Landaff, in Sout...

5/3/2010 10/15/2010

Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' indepen...

8/10/2007 10/15/2010

Gov. Samuel Huntington, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1731 - 1796)

"*****Signer of the Declaration of Independence*****", "Pres. of Continental Congress(1779-80)Chief Justice of CT Supreme Court", "Gov. of Connecticut (17861796)"

Samuel Huntington (July 16, 1731– January 5, 1796) was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the De...

6/4/2009 10/15/2010

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the De...

9/29/2008 10/15/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for DELAWARE. DAR Ancestor # A093830 George Read Some might consider George Read the father of the State of Delaware, for he was the author of her first Constit...

11/12/2008 10/15/2010

George Ross (May 10, 1730 – July 14, 1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was the uncle of Betsy Ross, who is credited with...

4/29/2008 10/15/2010

scribe to Thomas Jefferson. His is the hand that wrote The Declaration of Independence. Timothy Matlack was born in Haddonfield, New Jersey, to Martha Burr and Timothy Matlack, a Quaker merchant an...

10/7/2007 10/13/2010

Francis Lightfoot Lee Virginia 1734-1797 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Signed: Declaration of Independence Frank Lee, as he was known to those c...

8/10/2007 10/12/2010

Lucy Ludwell MP (c.1626 - 1675)

"Lucy (Higginson) Burwell Bernard"

Birth variously reported as 1626 1627, 1630 and 1632. Death reported variously as 6 Nov, 16 Nov and 26 Nov 1675 Maj. Lewis Burwell (Edward2, Edward1); baptized 5 Mar 1621/22 at Ampthill, Bedford, Eng...

8/26/2007 10/12/2010

Anne Carlin Randolph MP (1723 - 1745)

"byrd"

Sister of Benjamin Harrison, Signer of the Declaration of Independence Conflict: death date 1745; 1807 Sources COLONIAL FAMILIES OF THE Southern States of America. HARRISON FAMILY page 28...

11/14/2007 10/10/2010

Hon. Benjamin Harrison IV of the Landing MP (1695 - 1745)

"Berkley Harrison"

Birth: 1704 Lancaster County Virginia, USA Death: Aug. 12, 1745 Berkeley (Charles City County) Charles City County Virginia, USA Born "Carotoman" Family links: Parents: Robert King Carter (166...

5/22/2007 10/10/2010

Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1791)

"Signer of the Declaration of Independence", "The Signer"

'Benjamin Harrison, V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress...

5/21/2007 10/9/2010

John Hart, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (c.1713 - 1779)

"Signer of Declaration of Independence"

John Hart (born between 1706 and 1713 – May 11, 1779) was a public official and politician in colonial New Jersey who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and also signed Declaration...

7/12/2008 10/9/2010

Thomas Heyward, Jr. added the Jr. to his name to distinguish himself from his father's other son named Thomas. Thomas Heyward was born in St. Luke's parish, in the province of South Carolina, in the ...

6/10/2008 10/9/2010

Representing North Carolina at the Continental Congress Born: June 28, 1742 in Boston, Massachusetts Education: Harvard College (Lawyer.) Work: Elected to General Assembly of North Carolina, 1773...

1/20/2007 10/9/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE with the rank of COLONEL. Also SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. DAR Ancestor # A007012 Josiah Bartlett was born in Amesbury, Massachus...

6/2/2007 10/9/2010

'John Hancock was son of Rev. John Hancock of Braintree and Mary (Hawke )Thaxter of Hingham. After his father died in 1744 he lived with an uncle and aunt, Thomas Hancock and Lydia (Henchman) Hancock. ...

5/5/2007 10/8/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY. DAR Ancestor # A127172 John Knox Witherspoon (February 15, 1723 – November 15, 1794) was a signatory of the United States Declaration of In...

12/17/2008 10/8/2010

Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749 – January 23, 1800) was an American politician and youngest signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. He later served as the 39th Governor of So...

3/2/2009 10/8/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY. DAR Ancestor # A110432 Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Richard Stockton was born near Princeton, on October 1, 1730. He attended the ...

9/6/2008 10/8/2010

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

8/18/2007 10/8/2010

DAR Ancestor #: A000577 Sam Adams, founder of the Boston Tea Party. The Adams Family, a Massachusetts family of statesmen, scholars, and authors that included two Presidents of the United States. I...

4/22/2007 10/8/2010

John Adams, 2nd President of the USA, Signer of the Declaration of Independence MP (1735 - 1826)

"President John Adams", "2nd US President"

Please note: He passed away July 4, 1826 at the age of 90 A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. (SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ) DAR Ancestor # A000585 John Adams , 2n...

3/5/2007 10/8/2010

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

2/24/2007 10/8/2010

Abraham Clark, 1725-1794, son of Thomas Clark, Jr. (1701-1765) and Hannah Winans (abt. 1705). Married Sarah Hatfield (1728-1804) abt. 1749, Elizabethtown, Essex County, New Jersey, America. Clark Tow...

2/16/2009 10/8/2010

Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742–January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Parents: Henry Middleton (1717 - 1784) President of the Cont...

2/17/2008 10/8/2010

The dates in the wiki are wrong! George Walton signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also served as the second Chief Executive of that state. W...

7/26/2008 10/8/2010