Harriet Bicknell

1840–1841 (Age 1)
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Bicknell was born in 1840, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Alfred Bicknell, was 25 and her mother, Salley Potter, was 25. She died in 1841, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Bicknell
1815–1857
Salley Potter
1815–1857
Hannah Bicknell
1837–1902
Harriet Bicknell
1840–1841
Charles P. Bicknell
1841–1842
George P. Bicknell
1842–1843
Alfred Vernum Bicknell
1844–1913
Horace A. Bicknell
1848–1849
Zimrhoda Ann Bicknell
1849–1851
James Benjamin Bicknell
1855–1856

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World Events (1)

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 1

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire or Bickenhall in Somerset. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. 2. variant of Bignell .

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

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