Rebecca Hinthorn

18 December 1828–22 November 1905 (Age 76)
Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hinthorn was born on 18 December 1828, in Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, United States, her father, Stephen Downard Hinthorn, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Neighbarger, was 24. She married John Martin Luther Trimmer on 1 July 1846, in McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hudson, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Normal, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 22 November 1905, in Money Creek Township, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Towanda, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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John Martin Luther Trimmer
Rebecca Hinthorn
Marriage: 1 July 1846
Scott Trimmer
James A. Trimmer
George Trimmer
Catharine Trimmer
Samuel B. Trimmer
Steven A. Trimmer
Amanda E. Trimmer
Daniel Frank Trimmer
Etta Jaen Trimmer

Spouse and Children

    John Martin Luther Trimmer



1 July 1846
McLean, Illinois, United States


    Scott Trimmer



    George Trimmer


    Catharine Trimmer


    Samuel B. Trimmer


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 4

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 23

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Henthorn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Trimner in household of John Trimner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca Trimmer in household of John Trimmer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Trimmer in household of John Trimmer, "United States Census, 1870"

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