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The Old Johnstown Jail, built by Sir William Johnson 1763.
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The Old Johnstown Jail, built by Sir William Johnson 1763.

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immigrant American Revolutionary War Soldier Germany  William Jacob "John"  Niver

  (b. 13 June 1757, Germany   d. 9 December 1804Johnstown, New York, USA )  

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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William Jacob "John" Niver married America/USA Catharina Kreisler-- Place: 
Catharina Kreisler was the daughter of Johann Henrich Valentin Kreisler and Susanna Stickel

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

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

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the British. That day came on October 19, 1781, when the British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up in Paris. Under the terms of the treaty, the United States was granted territory as far west as the ...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation. The United ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of the United States. This speech is now known as the first presidential inaugural address. He spoke to a ...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important topic the first representatives and senators needed to address was establishing the U.S. military....Read MORE...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the permanent capital of the 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 webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

1792 Birth of Child
Rebecca Niver was born 9 April 1792, Churchtown, Columbia, New York, USA

U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final tabulation of votes arrived at the senate, ironically it was Adams who opened the envelope as he was...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1801 - March 4 - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) becomes 3rd President of the United States
On February 17, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the United States, but there was more to it than beating his opponent. When Thomas Jefferson ran for president, he beat his opponent,...Read MORE...

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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9 December 1804
Johnstown, New York, USA

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