Mehitabel Brookins

about 1755–14 June 1822 (Age 67)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mehitabel

Mehitabel Brookins was born about 1755, in Rhode Island, United States. She married Abraham Gardner on 9 April 1773, in Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 11 daughters. She died on 14 June 1822, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Gardner
1748–1815
Mehitabel Brookins
1755–1822
Marriage: 9 April 1773
Sarah Gardner
1773–1792
Sally Gardner
1773–1819
Samuel Gardner
1775–1860
Joanna Gardner
1778–1860
Olive Gardner
1780–1854
Alice Gardner
1780–
David Gardner
1782–1786
Polly Gardner
1784–1859
David Gardner
1787–1867
Polly Gardner
1787–
Elizabeth Gardner
1789–1868
Sarah Gardner
1793–1819
Phebe Gardner
1795–1824
Diadama Gardner
1798–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 April 1773
Rhode Island, United States
children

(14)

    Female1773–1792Female

    Sally Gardner

    Female1773–1819Female

    Samuel Gardner

    Male1775–1860Male

    Female1778–1860Female

    Olive Gardner

    Female1780–1854Female

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 21

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

Age 21

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1790 · 13th State

Age 35

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from a derivative of Old English brōc ‘stream’ ( see Brook ). In Britain the form Brooking is much commoner.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mehitabel Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Mehitabel Gardner in entry for Abraham Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Mahetibel Brookins in entry for Sarah Gardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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