Bißmeyer-Bissmeyer-Bismeyer-Bismeijer Family » Jan Torsius (1776-????)

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Historical context

  • The temperature on November 11, 1776 was about 8.0 °C. Weather type: betrokken mist. 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 1776: Source: Wikipedia
    • January 10 » American Revolution: Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense.
    • March 9 » The Wealth of Nations by Scottish economist and philosopher Adam Smith is published.
    • May 15 » American Revolution: The Fifth Virginia Convention instructs its Continental Congress delegation to propose a resolution of independence from Great Britain, paving the way for the United States Declaration of Independence.
    • September 9 » The Continental Congress officially names its union of states the United States.
    • September 16 » American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Harlem Heights is fought.
    • October 11 » American Revolution: A fleet of American boats on Lake Champlain is defeated by the Royal Navy, but delays the British advance until 1777.


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Pieter C. Bismeijer, "Bißmeyer-Bissmeyer-Bismeyer-Bismeijer Family", database, Genealogy Online ( : accessed September 25, 2021), "Jan Torsius (1776-????)".