Rebecca Van Fleet

about 1793–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rebecca

Rebecca Van Fleet was born about 1793, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Abraham Van Fleet and Sarah Brown.

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Rebecca Van Fleet
1793–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Van Fleet

    Male1768–1837Male

    Sarah Brown

    Female–1844Female

siblings

(7)

    James Van Fleet

    Male1786–1877Male

    Mary Van Fleet

    Female1788–Female

    Female1793–Female

    George Van Fleet

    Male1795–1852Male

    Hannah Van Fleet

    Female1800–1830Female

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 19

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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