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William Williams

William Williams

American Christianity, August Articles, Calendar Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen William Williams (April 23, 1731 – August 2, 1811) was a merchant, and a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1776, and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence. Williams was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, the son of a minister, Tim Solomon Williams, and Mary Porter. He studied theology and graduated from Harvard in...Read more... Read more...

Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, July Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen 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, and served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, and was also a representative and senator in the new...Read more... Read more...

George Ross

George Ross

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, July Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen July 14, 1779 George Rosss, signer of the Declaration of Independence, passed away George Ross (May 10, 1730 – July 14, 1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. George Ross was the uncle to Betsy Ross by marriage (her first husband). Col. George Ross accompanied Robert Morris and General Washington into Betsy shop...Read more... Read more...

Caesar Rodney

Caesar Rodney

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, June Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784) 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 Delaware militia during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and President of Delaware...Read more... Read more...

Matthew Thornton

Matthew Thornton

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, June Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen June 24, 1803 Matthew Thornton passed away Matthew Thornton (1714 – June 24, 1803), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New...Read more... Read more...

Samuel Chase

Samuel Chase

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, June Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

Listen June 19, 1811 Samuel Chase, signer of the Declaration of Independence, passed away 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 representative of Maryland. Early in life, Chase was a “firebrand” states-righter and...Read more... Read more...