Rebecca Bowker

1755–1797 (Age 42)
Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Bowker was born in 1755, in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Joseph Bowker, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Tainter, was 30. She married Solomon Beebe in 1775, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1797, in her hometown, at the age of 42, and was buried in Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Solomon Beebe
Rebecca Bowker
Marriage: 1775
Olive Beebe
Roxanna Beebe
Rockas Beebe
Simeon Beebe
Nancy Bebee
Lothrop Beebe

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Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Olive Beebe


    Roxanna Beebe


    Rockas Beebe


    Simeon Beebe


    Nancy Bebee


+1 More Child

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World Events (6)


Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 21

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Manchester): occupational name for someone whose job was to steep cotton or linen in lye (a strong alkali) to cleanse it, from an agent derivative of Middle English bouken ‘to wash’ (from Middle Dutch būken).

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

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