Rebecca B. Judkins

18 December 1818–24 January 1897 (Age 78)
Industry, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Rebecca B.

When Rebecca B. Judkins was born on 18 December 1818, in Industry, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, Joel Judkins, was 71 and her mother, Anna (Annie) Chesley, was 34. She married Simon Emery on 1 March 1853, in Somerset, Maine, United States. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and Highland, Somerset, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 24 January 1897, in Highland Plantation, Somerset, Maine, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon Emery
Rebecca B. Judkins
Marriage: 1 March 1853

Spouse and Children

1 March 1853
Somerset, Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1838: Franklin, Maine, United States
1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 24

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Name Meaning

English: possibly a patronymic from a pet form (with intrusive d) of Juk, a reduced form of the Breton personal name Iudicael ( see Jewell ).

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

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Story Highlight

Marriage of Rebecca Judkins & Simeon Emery

Maine Farmer Thursday, Mar 10, 1853 Augusta, ME Page: 3 In North Anson, Mr. Simeon Emery to Miss Rebecca B Judkins

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Strickland in household of Nathan Strickland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Emery in household of Ezekiel Emery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebbecca Judkins in household of Thomas Fletcher, "United States Census, 1850"

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