Anna Tillinghast

26 May 1763–1841 (Age 77)
Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Tillinghast was born on 26 May 1763, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Stukely Tillinghast, was 21 and her mother, Honor Hopkins, was 18. She married Joseph Rathbun in 1818, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. She died in 1841, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 78.

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Joseph Rathbun
Anna Tillinghast
Marriage: 1818

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  • Marriage
    1818Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
    Age 13
    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 23
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Tillinghurst in Sussex, earlier Tytyngehurst ‘wooded hill of Tytta's family or followers’, from the Old English personal name Tytta + -inga- ‘of the family or followers of’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

    Sources (4)

    • Anna Tellinghost, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Anna Tillinghost, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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