Rebecca Sheward

1752–
Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life 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, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

John Young
1750–1823
Rebecca Sheward
1752–
Marriage: 19 September 1772
Jane Young
1784–1830
John Young
1793–1824

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1772
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America
children

(2)

    Jane Young

    Female1784–1830Female

    John Young

    Male1793–1824Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Sheward

    Male1725–1771Male

    Female1729–1771Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): probably a variant of Seward .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Sheward, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Rebecca Sheward, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Rebecca Sheward, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"

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