Deborah Wilbor

24 February 1744–
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Wilbor was born on 24 February 1744, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Isaac Wilbore, was 31 and her mother, Mary Brownell, was 24. She married Lemuel Palmer on 10 October 1776, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Lemuel Palmer
1753–1783
Deborah Wilbor
1744–
Marriage: 10 October 1776
Almy Palmer
1778–
Deborah Palmer
1780–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1776
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 19

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 28

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wild ‘wild’ + bor ‘boar’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilbor in entry for Lemuel Palmer, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Deborah, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Palmer in entry for Benedict Palmer, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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