Bißmeyer-Bissmeyer-Bismeyer-Bismeijer Family » Jacob Torsius (1780-????)

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Historical context

  • The temperature on August 12, 1780 was about 18.0 °C. Wind direction mainly east by north. Weather type: helder. Source: KNMI
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • In the year 1780: Source: Wikipedia
    • January 16 » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
    • May 13 » The Cumberland Compact is signed by leaders of the settlers in the Cumberland River area of what would become the U.S. state of Tennessee, providing for democratic government and a formal system of justice.
    • May 19 » New England's Dark Day, an unusual darkening of the day sky, was observed over the New England states and parts of Canada.
    • August 22 » James Cook's ship HMSResolution returns to England (Cook having been killed on Hawaii during the voyage).
    • November 5 » French-American forces under Colonel LaBalme are defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle.
    • December 14 » Founding Father Alexander Hamilton marries Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton at the Schuyler Mansion in Albany, New York


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Pieter C. Bismeijer, "Bißmeyer-Bissmeyer-Bismeyer-Bismeijer Family", database, Genealogy Online ( : accessed September 21, 2021), "Jacob Torsius (1780-????)".