Rebecca Grinnell

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

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

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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

(1997: 1345;2007: 2581; 2010: 3615)English (Worcestershire ans Gloucestershire): variant of Greenhill 1.

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

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

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