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
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

Spouse and Children

Delhi, Delhi, Delaware, New York, United States


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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.

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;

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