Rebecca Grinnell

Female30 June 1794–7 November 1866

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Grinnell was born on 30 June 1794, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Bailey Grinnell, was 34 and her mother, Reliance Spooner, was 35. She lived in Union, Knox, Maine, United States in 1794. She died on 7 November 1866, at the age of 72, and was buried in Crowell Cemetery, Exeter, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Bailey Grinnell
Reliance Spooner
Richard Billings Grinnell
Samuel Spooner Grinnell
Mace Shepard Grinnell
Phillip Grinnell
Susanna Grinnell
Rebecca Grinnell
Bailey Grinnell Jr.
Cornelius Grinnel
Reliance Grinnell

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  • Rebecca Grinnell, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Age 7

Historical Boundaries: 1801: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States 1817: Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Penobscot, Maine, United States

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire ans Gloucestershire): variant of Greenhill 1.

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

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