Tabitha Chadsey

20 June 1756–January 1793 (Age 36)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Tabitha

When Tabitha Chadsey was born on 20 June 1756, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jabez Chadsey Sr., 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 5 daughters. She died in January 1793, in her hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

George Tennant
1743–1823
Tabitha Chadsey
1756–1793
Marriage: 1776
John Tennant
1778–
Daniel Tennant
1779–
Hannah Tennant
1780–
Betsey Tennant
1788–
George Tennant
1783–1860
Elizabeth Tennant
1784–1860
Anna Nancy Tennant
1784–1861
Honoria Tennant
1788–1870

Spouse and Children

    George Tennant

    Male1743–1823Male

    Female1756–1793Female

MARRIAGE
1776
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(8)

    John Tennant

    Male1778–Male

    Daniel Tennant

    Male1779–Male

    Hannah Tennant

    Female1780–Female

    George Tennant

    Male1783–1860Male

    Elizabeth Tennant

    Female1784–1860Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 20

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

Age 20

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Chedzoy in Somerset, which is named with an Old English personal name Cedd + ēg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in a marsh’.2 Americanized spelling of German Schütze, a variant of Schütz ( see Schuetz ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tabatha in entry for Nancy Tennant, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Tabitha Tennant in entry for Ann Spink, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Tabatha in entry for Boone Spink and Nancy Tennant, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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