The Presidents Code – Vice President Elbridge Gerry

The Presidents Code – Vice President Elbridge Gerry

Vice President Elbridge Gerry Democratic-Republican 3/4/1813-11/23/1814
Vice President Elbridge Gerry
Democratic-Republican 3/4/1813-11/23/1814

Elbridge Gerry was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation but did not sign the Constitution although he attended the Constitutional Convention. He was one of only three men who attended but didn’t sign because the Bill of Rights were not included. As a member of the House of Representatives from 1789-1793, he actively fought for the passing of the Bill of Rights and was considered the architect of the Fourth Amendment which protects against unreasonable search and seizures.

 

Gerry died on November 23rd of 1814 leaving the Vice Presidency vacant and the President Pro Tempore as next in line of Presidential succession for the rest of James Madison‘s Presidency. His name is a picture of the exile of Adam out of the Garden of Eden and the Cherubim set up at the entrance of the Garden to keep Adam from returning.

 

Elbridge comes from Old English and means ‘Old Bridge.’ This is speaking of Adam being cast out of the Garden as a bridge connects one place to another.

 

Thomas comes from the Hebrew word תָּאוֹמָא ‘ta’oma’ which means a twin in Hebrew and is linked to doubt (John 20:27). Doubt is the tool that the adversary used to deceived Eve, “hath God said?” (Genesis 3:1).

 

Gerry is from a Germanic name meaning ‘rule of the spear.’ It is a combination of the words ‘ger’ meaning spear and ‘wald’ meaning rule. Here we see a picture of “twins” that rule by the sword. This is pointing to the Cherubim that guarded the way back to the Garden. They protected the ‘old bridge’ not allowing man back into the Garden.

 

Genesis 3:23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.

Genesis 3:24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

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