John Bean

4 September 1746–5 September 1825 (Age 79)
Brentwood, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John

When John Bean was born on 4 September 1746, in Brentwood, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Joshua Bean, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Robinson, was 27. He married Abigail Fowler about 1767, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 5 September 1825, in Gilmanton, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Bean
1746–1825
Abigail Fowler
1747–1789
Marriage: about 1767
Joshua Bean
1768–
Lydia Bean
1770–
Hannah Bean
1772–1802
Ruth Bean
1774–1852
Levi Bean
1776–1850
Eligah Bean
1779–1861
John Bean
1781–1864
Abigail Bean
1783–1830
Miriam Bean
1786–1866
Abraham Bean
1789–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1767
New Hampshire, United States
children

(10)

    Male1768–Male

    Female1770–Female

    Hannah Bean

    Female1772–1802Female

    Ruth Bean

    Female1774–1852Female

    Male1776–1850Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 30

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 41

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Bean, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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