Tabitha Chadsey

Female20 June 1756–January 1793

Brief Life History of Tabitha

When Tabitha Chadsey was born on 20 June 1756, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jabez Chadsey, was 36 and her mother, Honour Huling, was 26. She married George Tennant in 1776, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died in January 1793, in her hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

George Tennant
Tabitha Chadsey
Marriage: 1776
John Tennant
Daniel Tennant
Hannah Tennant
Betsey Tennant
George Tennant
Elizabeth Tennant
Anna Nancy Tennant

Sources (16)

  • ...bitha Chadsey, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Tabitha Tennant, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Tabitha Tennant in entry for Ann Spink, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1776North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 20

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

    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

    Age 20

    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

    1780 · French Occupy Newport

    Age 24

    During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): habitational name from Chedzoy in Somerset, which is named with an Old English personal name Cedd + ēg ‘island, dry ground in a marsh’.

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

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