Revolutionary War heroine who dressed as a man and successfully served in the Continental Army for more than 17 months.
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|FULL NAME:||Deborah Sampson|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 17, 1760|
|AGE:||259 years old|
Deborah Sampson is a War Hero. Her grandmother, Priscilla Mullins Alden, sailed to America on the Mayflower. She was married to Benjamin Gannett and together they had four children. Her first attempt at joining the army in the guise of a man failed when she was discovered to be holding her quill pen like a woman.
DID YOU KNOW She suffered two leg wounds in 1782, however, fearing discovery, she refused treatment and removed one of the musket balls with a pocket knife.
FACT She appealed to Governor John Hancock and finally received payment for her army service.
Currently, Deborah Sampson is 259 years old. She will celebrate her 260th birthday on a Wednesday, December 17th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Deborah Sampson’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Deborah Sampson was born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a powerful sign. People born under this year are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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