Rhoda Hawthorn

Brief Life History of Rhoda

When Rhoda Hawthorn was born on 1 August 1778, in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Ebenezer Harthorn, was 44 and her mother, Rhoda Howe, was 45. She married Israel Adams on 15 September 1808, in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 July 1850, in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Israel Adams
1780–1865
Rhoda Hawthorn
1778–1850
Marriage: 15 September 1808
Ebenezer H. Adams
1807–1877
Rhoda Howe Adams
1810–1810
Amanda Adams
1811–1848
Augusta Adams
1811–1896
Christopher C. Adams
1813–
John Adams
1815–1843
Cassandra Adams
1817–
Moses Adams
1819–1819
Aaron Adams
1819–1819
Roana Adams
1820–1838

Sources (25)

  • Rhoda Harthorn, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Rhoda Hawthorn, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Rhoda Harthorn in entry for John Adams, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Hawthorne .

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

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