Rebekah W Ring

7 July 1795–3 November 1873 (Age 78)
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Rebekah W

When Rebekah W Ring was born on 7 July 1795, in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Andrew Ring, was 26 and her mother, Elisebath Perkins, was 27. She married Joshua Bryant on 2 January 1827, in Kingston, Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 3 November 1873, in Kingston, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78.

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Joshua Bryant
Rebekah W Ring
Marriage: 2 January 1827
Rebecca T Bryant

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  • Marriage
    2 January 1827Kingston, Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 8
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English, Danish, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rings (from Middle English ring, Middle High German rinc, Middle Dutch ring), either to be worn as jewelry or as component parts of chain-mail, harnesses, and other objects. It may also have arisen as a nickname for a wearer of a ring. This name (of German origin) is also found in Slovenia and in Czechia. Compare English Ringer and German Rink .Norwegian: variant of Ringen .German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German rink, rinc ‘circle’ for someone who lived at a square or market place; or a nickname for a quick or slight, small person, from Middle High German ringe ‘quick, nimble; small, not noteworthy’.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Rebecca Bryant in entry for Augustus A. Graves and Rebecca T. Bryant, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Rebecca Bryant, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Rebecca Ring, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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