Paul Revere facebook project
by:Zybria Goode

He is an important person in the upcoming of your great nation. He is a man that has a story about growing up in a hard place at this time cause of the situation in America.

Folk hero Paul Revere was born January 1, 1735, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of Apollos Rivoire, a French immigrant who'd come to America on his own at the age of 13, and Deborah Hichborn, a Boston native and the daughter of an artisan family.The young Revere was a serious and committed artisan. When he was 19, tragedy struck when Revere's father died, leaving his son to take over his business and support his mother and siblings. Soon, Revere also had his own family to care for. In 1757 he married Sarah Orne, with whom he had eight children. Not long after her unexpected death in 1773, Revere married Rachel Walker, with whom he had another eight children.


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