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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  John  DURFEE

  (b. 31 August 1736Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 31 August 1812Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA )  
Summary: John DURFEE was born 31 August 1736 in Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. John DURFEE was the child of Job DURFEE and Mary EARLE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas DURFEE and Ann FREEBORN (maternal)  John EARLE and Mary WAITE

He married  Phebe GRAY 15 December 1757 in Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Phebe GRAY  was born 17 November 1740 in Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA .  She died 12 February 1819 in Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA . 

John DURFEE died 31 August 1812 in Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA.
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Did You Know?The first mention of Rhode Island in writing ('isola di Rhode') was made by explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524 (he refers to an island near the mouth of Narragansett Bay which he compares to the Island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean). Some attribute the name to Dutch explorer Adriaen Block ('Roode Eylandt'), again because its red clay is similar to the Greek island of Rhodes. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1633 - New England
1633 - 1662 - Providence Plantations
1663 - 1685 - Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1790 - Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
May 29, 1790 - Rhode Island becomes 13th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares that the American continents are henceforth off-limits for further colonization by European powers.

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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - From R. R. Bridge, Tiverton, R. I.
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - From Hummock, Tiverton, R. I.
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - Hen Island (1910)
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - Train Station, Tiverton
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA
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John DURFEE married flag Phebe GRAY-- Date: 15 December 1757 Place: Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations


Children:
flag Thomas DURFEE (b.4 November 1759, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Abner DURFEE (b.18 September 1761, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag William DURFEE (b.1763, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Mary DURFEE (b.1765, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Priscilla DURFEE (b.1767, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Silvia DURFEE (b.1769, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag John DURFEE (b.1771, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Sarah DURFEE (b., Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. , )

flag Phebe DURFEE (b.1779, Tiverton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations  d. 1851, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA)


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Birth
31 August 1736
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.


World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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1757 Marriage / Partner
John DURFEE and Phebe GRAY 15 December 1757, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA
1759 Birth of Child
Thomas DURFEE was born 4 November 1759, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA
1761 Birth of Child
Abner DURFEE was born 18 September 1761, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA
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.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...


USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...


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)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

historyorb.com - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

historyorb.com - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...


USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...


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.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...


USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...


USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...


USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...


USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

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.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

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...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 ...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...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 ...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...Read MORE...


USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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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

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...Read MORE...


USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

historyorb.com - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...


Death
31 August 1812
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

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