Othneil Beebe

about 1791–
New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Othneil

When Othneil Beebe was born about 1791, in New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Othaniel Beebe, was 31 and his mother, Mercy Crocker, was 47. He lived in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1800.

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Othaniel Beebe
Mercy Crocker
Jeremiah Beebe
Nathan Beebe
Corp Robert Beebe
Lester Beebe
Othneil Beebe

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 11

In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 34

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Othniel Beebe, "United States Census, 1800"

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