Anna Newberry

25 March 1777–18 September 1866 (Age 89)
Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life 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. She died on 18 September 1866, in Pike Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Rathbun
1766–1838
Anna Newberry
1777–1866
Marriage: 1795
Elizabeth Rathbun
1796–1825
Jonathan E. Rathbun
1798–1808
Edmund Rathbun
1800–1882
Mercy Rathbun
1802–1891
Joseph Rathbun
1804–1818
David Rathbun
1806–1850
Elsa Rathbun
1807–1888
Daniel Rathbun
1809–1862
Hiram Rathbun
1811–1880
William Rathbun
1813–1878
Sophia Elvira Rathbun
1815–1871
Elvira Rathbun
1819–
John Carpenter Rathbun
1821–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1795
Delhi, Delhi, Delaware, New York, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 3

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

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.
1803

Age 26

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 Berry 1 and Bury ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Rathbone in household of John C Rathbone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Rathburn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • New York Probate Records, 1629-1971; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YCJ-QS8?cc=1920234&wc=9VS8-4WR%3A213302501%2C214537102

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