Rebecca Hinthorn

Female18 December 1828–22 November 1905

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hinthorn was born on 18 December 1828, in Charlestown, Charlestown Township, 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (14)

  • Rebecca Trimner in household of John Trimner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca Henthorn in entry for Daniel F Trimmer and Fannie Mae Clough, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Rebecca Trimmer in household of John Trimmer, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1846McLean, Illinois, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +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.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1836: McLean, Illinois, United States

    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 (Lancashire): habitational name from Henthorn in Whalley (Lancashire), from Old English henn ‘hen’ + Thyrne ‘thorn bush’.

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

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