Samuel Tarbell

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Tarbell was born on 4 April 1746, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Tarbell, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Farnsworth, was 39. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Tarbell. He died on 12 March 1796, in his hometown, at the age of 49, and was buried in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Samuel Tarbell
Mary Tarbell
Rebecca Tarbell
William George Tarbell
Harriet Tarbell
Charlotte Tarbell

Sources (15)

  • Samuell Tarbell, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Samuel Tarbell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Samll Tarbell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

World Events (4)


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

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

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