My Title of Liberty

     "In Memory of our God, our religion, and freedom, and our peace, our wives, and our children." - Alma 46:12    

Our Founding Fathers



Who Were They?


John Adams: Signed the Declaration of Independence.
Samuel Adams: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Josiah Bartlett: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Carter Braxton: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Charles Carroll: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Samuel Chase: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Abraham Clark: Signed the Declaration of Independence
George Clymer: Signed the Declaration of Independence
William Ellery: Signed the Declaration of Independence
William Floyd: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Benjamin Franklin: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Elbridge Gerry: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Button Gwinnett: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Lyman Hall: Signed the Declaration of Independence
John Hancock: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Benjamin Harrison: Signed the Declaration of Independence
John Hart: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Joseph Hewes: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Heyward, Jr.: Signed the Declaration of Independence
William Hooper: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Stephen Hopkins: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Francis Hopkinson: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Samuel Huntington: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Francis Lightfoot Lee: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Richard Henry Lee: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Francis Lewis: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Philip Livingston: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Lynch, Jr.: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Thomas McKean: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Arthur Middleton: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Lewis Morris: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Robert Morris: Signed the Declaration of Independence
John Morton: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Nelson, Jr.: Signed the Declaration of Independence
William Paca: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Robert Treat Paine: Signed the Declaration of Independence
John Penn: Signed the Declaration of Independence
George Read: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Caesar Rodney: Signed the Declaration of Independence
George Ross: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Benjamin Rush: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Edward Rutledge: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Roger Sherman: Signed the Declaration of Independence
James Smith: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Richard Stockton: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Stone: Signed the Declaration of Independence
George Taylor: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Matthew Thornton: Signed the Declaration of Independence
George Walton: Signed the Declaration of Independence
William Whipple: Signed the Declaration of Independence
William Williams: Signed the Declaration of Independence
James Wilson: Signed the Declaration of Independence
John Witherspoon: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Oliver Wolcott: Signed the Declaration of Independence
George Wythe: Signed the Declaration of Independence
Charles Thomson: Attested the Declaration of Independence; Secretary of Continental Congress 1774-1789 (partially responsible for designing the Great Seal of the United States of America)
Richard Bassett: Signed the Constitution
Gunning Bedford, Jr.: Signed the Constitution
John Blair: Signed the Constitution
William Blount: Signed the Constitution
David Brearly: Signed the Constitution
Jacob Broom: Signed the Constitution
Pierce Butler: Signed the Constitution
Daniel Carroll: Signed the Constitution
George Clymer: Signed the Constitution
Jonathan Dayton: Signed the Constitution
John Dickinson: Signed the Constitution
William Few: Signed the Constitution
Thomas Fitzsimons: Signed the Constitution
Benjamin Franklin: Signed the Constitution
Frances Fields: Signed the Constitution
Nicholas Gilman: Signed the Constitution
Nathaniel Gorham: Signed the Constitution
Alexander Hamilton: Signed the Constitution
Jared Ingersoll: Signed the Constitution
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer: Signed the Constitution
William Samuel Johnson: Signed the Constitution
Rufus King: Signed the Constitution
John Langdon: Signed the Constitution
William Livingston: Signed the Constitution
James Madison: Signed the Constitution
James McHenry: Signed the Constitution
Thomas Mifflin: Signed the Constitution
Gouverneur Morris: Signed the Constitution
Robert Morris: Signed the Constitution
William Paterson: Signed the Constitution
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney: Signed the Constitution
Charles Pinckney: Signed the Constitution
George Read: Signed the Constitution
John Rutledge: Signed the Constitution
Roger Sherman: Signed the Constitution
Richard Dobbs Spaight: Signed the Constitution
George Washington: Signed the Constitution (Convention President)
Hugh Williamson: Signed the Constitution
James Wilson: Signed the Constitution
William Jackson: Signed the Constitution (Convention Secretary)
William Richardson Davie: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
Oliver Ellsworth: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
William Houstoun: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
John Lansing, Jr.: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
Alexander Martin: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
Luther Martin: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
James McClurg: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
John Francis Mercer: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
William Pierce: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
Caleb Strong: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
George Wythe: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
Robert Yates: Constitution Convention but didn't stay to sign
George Mason: Refused to sign the Constitution
Edmund Randolph: Refused to sign the Constitution
Elbridge Gerry: Refused to sign the Constitution
Ethan Allen: Other Founders
Egbert Benson: Other Founders
Richard Bland: Other Founders
George Clinton: Other Founders
Patrick Henry: Other Founders
John Jay: Other Founders
Henry Knox: Other Founders
Henry Lee III: Other Founders
Thomas Sim Lee: Other Founders
Robert R. Livingston: Other Founders
John Marshall: the fourth Chief Justice of the United States.
Philip Mazzei: Other Founders
James Monroe: Continental Congressman and fifth President of the United States, the last of the "Republican Generation"
James Otis, Jr: Other Founders
Thomas Paine: who went on to champion the French Revolution in his Rights of Man. He was elected to the National Convention and helped to write the constitution of France.
Peyton Randolph: President of the First Continental Congress
Dr.William Rickman: first Director of Hospitals of the Continental Army
Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette French Major General: originally a volunteer, who was vital for the correspondence to and persuasion of France to support the Revolution
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben: the German-Prussian General who reorganized the Continental Army and guided it to victory
: Other Founders