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Year 1779 (MDCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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Benedict Arnold

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The Siege and Relief of Gibraltar

The Defeat of the Floating Batteries at Gibraltar, September 1782, by John Singleton Copley

Date unknown Edit


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Key-Francis-Scott-LOC

August 1: Francis Scott Key

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Portrait of Captain James Cook, by Nathaniel Dance

References Edit

  1. ^ "Icons, a portrait of England 1750-1800". http://www.icons.org.uk/theicons/icons-timeline/1750-1800. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  2. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 333–334. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 



This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1779. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1779 at Familypedia

78 people were born in 1779

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Isaac M. Allison (1779-1845)Samuel Veale Allison (1749-1819)Phoebe Young (1753-1820)
Henry Colden Antill (1779-1852)John Antill (1744-1816)Margaret Colden (c1748-1789)
Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Isaac Appleton (1731-1806)Mary Adams (1741-1827)
Jacob Bakker (1779-aft1823)
William Bidgood (c1783-c1816)William BidgoodMary Waddleton
Francis Blunt (1779-1857)John Blunt (1752-)Mary unknown (c1758-1830)
Mijnouwtje Jacobs Brandsen (1779-1836)Jacob Ijsbrandsz. (?-?)Neeltje Gerrits (?-?)
Johannes Brouwer (c1779-1850)Johannes Brouwer (1756-1836)Johanna de Meij (c1756-1824)
Josefine Brunswik von Korompa (1779-1821)Anton Brunswik von Korompa (1745-1793)Elisabeth Wankel von Seeberg (1752-1830)
Catherine Burberry (1779-1859)
Maria Cristina delle Duo Sicilie (1779-1849)Fernando I delle Duo Sicilie (1751-1825)Marie Caroline von Habsburg-Lothringen (1752-1814)
Santa Casamassima (1779-1849)Nicola CasamassimaMaria Gagliardi
Samuel Cowan (1779-1828)William Cowan (1750-1809)Jane Walker (1755-1806)
Rhoda Daugherty (1779-1851)
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49 children were born to the 37 women born in 1779

44 people died in 1779

 FatherMotherAge at death
Daniel Adams (1706-1779)Daniel Adams (1679-1713)Thankful Shepard (1683-1724)73
John Bannister (1696-1779)John Bannister (1670-1730)Ruth Eager (1677-1768)83
Charles John Bentinck (1708-1779)Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland (1649-1709)Jane Martha Temple (1672-1751)71
John Brigham (1680-1779)John Brigham (1645-1728)Sarah Davis (1646-1698)99
Erzsébet Bárczay (c1727-1779)
Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1775-1779)Jan Nepomuk Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1749-1824)Maria Sidonia von Clary und Aldringen (1748-1824)4
Anne Comber (-1779)Thomas Comber (c1710-)Mary Unknown (bef1710-)
Elizabeth Comber (-1779)Thomas Comber (c1710-)Mary Unknown (bef1710-)
James Cook (1728-1779)James Cook (c1700-)Grace Pace (c1700-)51
Ann Cornwall (c1688-1779)Thomas Cornwall (1648-1702)Sarah Clark (1653-1717)
Barbara Cuming (1711-1779)Robert Cuming of Birness (c1670-)Mary or Margaret Skene (c1695-)
Edward Frost (1714-1779)Benjamin Frost (c1685-)Ann Unknown (c1785-)
Rebecca Gager (1713-1779)Samuel Gager (1654-1740)Rebecca Lay (1660-1717)66
Jonathan Gilder (c1735-1779)Jonathan Gelder of Burton Hall, Westmorland (c1691-1760)Elizabeth Sander (1697-c1756)44
Catherine Gordon (1718-1779)William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen (1679-1746)Anna Susan Murray (1699-1725)61
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4059 people lived in 1779

 FatherMother
Reijnouwtje Davids (c1723-aft1753)David
Stoffel Bartelsz (1731-1788)Bartel Stoffelsz (1705-)Antje Pieters (1705-)
Trijn Sijmens (1731-1791)SijmenMaartje Meijnderts (-1732)
Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Pieter Aarts (c1750-)Hendrina van den Eijnden (c1750-)
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788)Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800)
Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Benjamin Abbot (1770-1823)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
John Abbot (1735-1818)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
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Events of the year 1779 at FamilypediaEdit

45 people were married in 1779.

 Joined with
Phillip Ament (1755-1836)Maria Elisabeth Schmidt (1757)
Benedict Arnold (1741-1801)Margaret Mansfield (1745-1775)+ Margaret Shippen (1760-1804)
Dirk Maartensz Bakker (1755-1841)Elisabeth Buittenkoffer (1757-1811)+Aaltje de Wijs (1762-1812)+Neeltje Schermer (bef1815-?)
George Carpenter (1713-1782)Mary Elizabeth Walsh (c1758-)
Mehitable Cone (1745-1830)Nathaniel Wilson (1733-1821)
Mary Crozier (1753-1824)John Kellock (1749-1816)
Amelia Darcy (1754-1784)Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds (1751-1799)+John Byron (1756-1791)
Mary Baker DeGraffenried (1764-1823)Gideon Johnson (1754-1843)
Samuel Doty (c1733-1817)Keturah (c1739-c1849)
George Forbes, 6th Earl of Granard (1760-1837)Selina Frances Rawdon (1759-1827)
Henry Gore (1736-1791)Margaret Unknown (c1737-bef1779)+Anna Catherine Keller (1761-1840)
John Halbrook (1755-1830)Martha Millie Hamm (1755-1792)
John James Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn (1756-1818)Catherine Copley (c1758-1791)+Cecil Hamilton (1770-1819)+Anne Jane Gore (1763-1827)
Roger Hibbard (1757-1832)Sarah Davison (1755-1838)
Elizabeth Hunt (c1750-1837)Edward Teager (1753-1844)
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There were 0 military battles in 1779.


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