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immigrant American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  William Jacob "John"  NIVER

  (b. 13 June 1757, Germany   d. 9 December 1804Johnstown, New York, USA )  
Summary: William Jacob "John" NIVER was born 13 June 1757 in , Germany . William Jacob "John" NIVER was the child of

William Jacob "John" was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1781.

He married  Catharina KREISLER .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Catharina KREISLER  was born 13 May 1759 in Red Hook, Dutchess, New York, USA .  She died 2 December 1813 in Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, USA .  She was the daughter of Johann Henrich Valentin KREISLER and Susanna STICKEL.

William Jacob "John" NIVER died 9 December 1804 in Johnstown, New York, USA.
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born at Wittenburg, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Son of John Michael Niver and Anna Margaret Gehrung


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The Old Johnstown Jail, built by Sir William Johnson 1763.
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William Jacob "John" NIVER married flag Catharina KREISLER-- Place: 
Catharina KREISLER was the daughter of Johann Henrich Valentin KREISLER and Susanna STICKEL




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flag Rebecca NIVER (b.9 April 1792, Churchtown, Columbia, New York, USA  d. 20 February 1866, Greenfield, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA)


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Birth
13 June 1757
, Germany (German States) (German Empire)

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
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USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
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USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
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USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
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USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
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USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
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USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
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USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
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World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

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World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.

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USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
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USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
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USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
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USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
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USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
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USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
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USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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1792 Birth of Child
Rebecca NIVER was born 9 April 1792, Churchtown, Columbia, New York, USA
World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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Death
9 December 1804
Johnstown, New York, USA

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