Rebecca Stille

New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Stille was born in 1749, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Anders Stille, was 36 and her mother, Catharina Anderssdotter Stalcop, was 31. She married John Veal on 23 January 1776, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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John Veal
Rebecca Stille
Marriage: 23 January 1776
Cathrine Veal

Spouse and Children

23 January 1776
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States


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World Events (8)

1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 5

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 32

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Still .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Stilley, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Rebecca Stilley, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Rebecca Stilley, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"

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