Abigail Parce

1791–1859 (Age 68)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Parce was born in 1791, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Nathan Pearce, was 23 and her mother, Rebecca Chase, was 22. She died in 1859, at the age of 68.

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Nathan Pearce
Rebecca Chase
Benoni Parce
Justus Parce
Abigail Parce
Ephraim Parce
John Parce
Nathan Parce
Hiram Parce
Polly Parce
Royal Parce
Polly Parce
Ransom Parce

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World Events (7)


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Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

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After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1811 · USS Revenge

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On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: nickname from parco ‘thrifty’, ‘frugal’, ‘sober’, ‘moderate’.2 Italian: habitational name from any of various places named with parco ‘game park’.

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

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