Anna Newberry

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Newberry was born on 25 March 1777, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jonathan Newberry, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Knapp, was 28. She married Gideon Rathbun in 1795, in Delhi, Delhi, Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Warren Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Pike Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 18 September 1866, in Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Pike Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Rathbun
Anna Newberry
Marriage: 1795
Elizabeth Rathbun
Jonathan E. Rathbun
Edmund Rathbun
Mercy Rathbun
Joseph Rathbun
David Rathbun
Elsa Rathbun
Daniel Rathbun
Hiram Rathbun
William Rathbun
Sophia Elvira Rathbun
Elvira Rathbun
John Carpenter Rathbun

Sources (4)

  • Anna Rathbone in household of John C Rathbone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Rathbun, "Find A Grave Index"
  • New York Probate Records, 1629-1971;

World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

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

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.

History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.

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

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Antioch Cemetery Pike Township, Jay County, Indiana, USA

Anna Newberry Rathbun BIRTH 25 Mar 1777 Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA DEATH 18 Sep 1866 (aged 89) Jay County, Indiana, USA BURIAL Antioch Cemetery Pike Township, Jay County, Indiana, US …

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