Rebbecca Branson

1793–14 January 1843 (Age 50)
Hardy, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebbecca

Rebbecca Branson was born in 1793, in Hardy, West Virginia, United States. She married Robert Millar Allen in 1790, in Royal, Raleigh, Virginia, United States. She died on 14 January 1843, in Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Prospect Hill, Fairfax, Virginia, United States.

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Robert Millar Allen
1790–1819
Rebbecca Branson
1793–1843

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World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808

Age 15

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of several places: Branston in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Staffordshire, Brandeston in Suffolk, Brandiston in Norfolk, or Braunston in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. All are named with the Old English personal name Brant + tūn ‘settlement’. 2. (of Norman origin) habitational name from a place called Briençun in northern France. Compare Brinson . 3. patronymic from the personal name Brand ( see Brand ).

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

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