Samuel Tarbell

4 April 1746–12 March 1796 (Age 49)
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life 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 2 daughters with Mary. 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Tarbell
1746–1796
Mary
1750–1813
Rebecca Tarbell
1770–1798
William George Tarbell
1786–
Tarbell
1790–1795
Charlotte Tarbell
1790–1862

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Rebecca Tarbell

    Female1770–1798Female

    William George Tarbell

    Male1786–Male

    Charlotte Tarbell

    Female1790–1862Female

    Tarbell

    Male1790–1795Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 30

"""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

Age 40

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.

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Tarbell in entry for Charlotte Tarbell Cunningham, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Samuel Tarbell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Samuel in entry for Charlotte Cunningham, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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