Rebecca Sheward

Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca Sheward was born in 1752, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Sheward, was 27 and her mother, Ruth Matlack, was 23. She married John Young on 19 September 1772, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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John Young
Rebecca Sheward
Marriage: 19 September 1772
Jane Young
John Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1772Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a variant of Seward .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Rebecca Sheward in entry for John Young, "Delaware Marriages and Marriage Licenses, 1683-1894"
    • Rebecca Sheward, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
    • Rebecca Sheward, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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