Patience Hallet

4 November 1789–
Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Patience

When Patience Hallet was born on 4 November 1789, in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Howes Hallet, was 40 and her mother, Temperance Hedge, was 40.

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Howes Hallet
Temperance Hedge
Lydia Hallet
Gideon Edson Hallett
Azubah Hallet
Mercy Hallett
Temperance Hallet
Howes Hallet
Patience Hallet

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World Events (3)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 2

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1791 · The Whiskey Rebellion

Age 2

A tax protest in the early 1790s was caused by the first tax imposed by the government on the American people after the United States became its own country. The tax applied to all distilled beverages, mainly Whiskey. Protesters used violence and different intimidation tactics to attempt to prevent federal officials from collecting the tax. Because the resistance was increasing, George Washington himself went to confront the rebels. No shots were fired but 20 men were arrested and then later pardoned. Being able to demonstrate that the new government had the will and the ability to suppress violent within its borders.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hallett .

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

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  • Patience Hallet, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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