Tirzah Stebbins

Female20 November 1777–27 February 1832

Brief Life History 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

Sources (10)

  • Tirzah Stebbins, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Tirzah Foskit, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Tirrah in entry for Asa Hoskitt and Ann S. Gage, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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Children (2)

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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 (Middlesex and Essex): habitational name from Stebbing (Essex). The placename means ‘the people of a man called Stybba’ or ‘the people of the tree stumps’, from an Old English personal name Stybba or Old English stybb ‘tree stump’ + the groupname suffix -ingas.

History: Edward Stebbins was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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