Rebecca Grinnell

1794–1866 (Age 72)
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Grinnell was born in 1794, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Bailey Grinnell, was 35 and her mother, Reliance Spooner, was 36. She lived in Union, Knox, Maine, United States in 1794. She died in November 1866, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Bailey Grinnell
1759–1835
Reliance Spooner
1758–1834
Richard Billings Grinnell
1784–1818
Samuel Spooner Grinnell
1785–1870
Mace Shepard Grinnell
1787–1865
Phillip Grinnell
1789–1835
Susanna Grinnell
1792–1819
Rebecca Grinnell
1794–1866
Bailey Grinnell Jr.
1797–1807
Cornelius Grinnel
1799–1833
Reliance Grinnell
1802–1854

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 10

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
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: variant of Greenhill 1.

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

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Sources (1)

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

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