Tirzah Stebbins

20 November 1777–27 February 1832 (Age 54)
Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Tirzah

When Tirzah Stebbins was born on 20 November 1777, in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Stebbins, was 25 and her mother, Abigail Stebbins, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Asa Foskit. She died on 27 February 1832, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Asa Foskit
Tirzah Stebbins
Asa Foskitt
Tirzah Foskit

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World Events (8)

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.
1783 · A Free America
Age 6
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 17
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from Middle English stebbing, stubbing ‘clearing’ (from an unattested Old English stybbing, a derivative of stubb ‘tree stump’). 2. habitational name from Stebbing in Essex, which is named in Old English either as ‘the family or followers (Old English -ingas) of a man called Stybba’, an unattested Old English personal name, or ‘the dwellers among the tree stumps (Old English stybb)’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Tirrah in entry for Asa Hoskitt and Ann S. Gage, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Tirzah in entry for Daniel Fosket, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Tirzah Stebbins, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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