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Signers of the Declaration of Independence (56) by Colony


Pennsylvania (9), Virginia (7), Massachussetts (5), New Jersey (5),
Connecticut (4), Maryland (4), New York (4), South Carolina (4), Delaware (3),
Georgia (3), New Hampshire (3), North Carolina (3), Rhode Island (2)

***14 signers from the NorthEast, 21 from the Mid States, 21 from the Southern States
Youngest signer is Edward Rutledge, 26 years old (S. Carolina),
                           Oldest signer is Benjamin Franklin, 70 years old (Pennsylvania)


CT Sam Huntington 1731-1796 NY William Floyd 1734-1821
... Roger Sherman 1723-1793 ... Francis Lewis 1713-1802
... William Williams 1731-1811 ... Philip Livingston 1716-1778
... Oliver Wolcott 1726-1797 ... Lewis Morris 1726-1798
DE Thomas McKean 1734-1817 GA Button Gwinnett 1735-1777
... George Read 1733-1798 ... Lyman Hall 1724-1790
... Caesar Rodney 1728-1784 ... George Walton 1741-1804
MD Charles Carroll 1737-1832 SC Thomas Heyward Jr. 1746-1809
... Samuel Chase 1741-1811 ... Thomas Lynch Jr. 1749-1779
... William Paca 1740-1799 ... Arthur Middleton 1742-1787
... Thomas Stone 1743-1787 ... Edward Rutledge 1749-1800
NC John Hewes 1730-1779 NH Josiah Bartlett 1729-1795
... William Hooper 1742-1790 ... Matthew Thornton 1714-1803
... John Penn 1740-1788 ... William Whipple 1730-1785
MA John Adams 1735-1826 NJ Abraham Clark 1726-1794
... Samuel Adams 1722-1803 ... John Hart 1711-1779
... Elbridge Gerry 1744-1814 ... Francis Hopkinson 1737-1791
... John Hancock 1737-1793 ... Richard Stockton 1730-1781
... Robert Paine 1731-1814 ... John Witherspoon 1723-1794
PA George Clymer 1739-1813 VA Carter Braxton 1736-1797
... Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 ... Benjamin Harrison 1726-1791
... Robert Morris 1734-1806 ... Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826
... John Morton 1725-1777 ... Richard Henry Lee 1732-1794
... George Ross 1730-1779 ... Thomas Nelson Jr. 1738-1789
... Benjamin Rush 1745-1813 ... George Wythe 1726-1806
... James Smith 1719-1806 ... Francis Lightfoot Lee 1734-1797
... George Taylor 1716-1781 RI William Ellery 1727-1820
... James Wilson 1742-1798 ... Shephen Hopkins 1707-1785