Rizpah Chandler

23 June 1778–1 November 1779 (Age 1)
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Rizpah

When Rizpah Chandler was born on 23 June 1778, in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ephraim Chandler, was 28 and her mother, Mary Molly Doten, was 23. She died on 1 November 1779, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Old Burying Ground, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Chandler
1750–1794
Mary Molly Doten
1755–1808
Selah Chandler
1776–
Rizpah Chandler
1778–1779
Nathan Chandler
1780–1857
Isaac Chandler
1782–1838
Rizpah Chandler
1785–1820
Nathan Chandler
1786–1857
Isaac Chandler
1786–
Molly Chandler
1788–1793
Ephraim Chandler
1790–1848
John Chandler
1792–1862

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker and seller of candles, from Middle English cha(u)ndeler (Old French chandelier, Late Latin candelarius, a derivative of candela ‘candle’). While a medieval chandler no doubt made and sold other articles beside candles, the extended sense of modern English chandler does not occur until the 16th century. The name may also, more rarely, have denoted someone who was responsible for the lighting arrangements in a large house, or else one who owed rent in the form of wax or candles.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rispa Chandlor, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Rispa Chandlor, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Rizpah Chandler, "Find A Grave Index"

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