Peace Rebecca Botsford

Female9 April 1784–8 June 1866

Brief Life History of Peace Rebecca

When Peace Rebecca Botsford was born on 9 April 1784, in Judea, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan J Botsford II, was 42 and her mother, Abigail Curtis, was 39. She married John Fitzwater before 1802, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died on 8 June 1866, in Potter, Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Potter, Yates, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fitzwater
Peace Rebecca Botsford
Marriage: before 1802
Abigail Ann Fitzwater
John Curtis Fitzwater
George Washington Fitzwater
Thomas Botsford Fitzwater
Hannah Achsah Fitzwater
David Botsford Fitzwater
Sarah Elizabeth Fitzwater
George Washington Fitzwater
Elijah David Fitzwater

Sources (5)

  • Peace Litzwater in household of John Litzwater, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peace Botsford Fitzwater, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pency Fitzwater in household of Oliver R Hall, "New York State Census, 1865"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1802Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 2

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

    Age 4

    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.


    Age 24

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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