Rebecka Stinchcomb

1817–1835 (Age 18)
Elbert, Georgia, United States

The Life of Rebecka

When Rebecka Stinchcomb was born on 3 April 1817, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, her father, Levi Stinchcomb, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ridgeway, was 29. She died on 18 July 1835, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Levi Stinchcomb
1786–1868
Mary Ridgeway
1787–1874
Sarah M Stinchcomb
1808–1855
Lucy Stinchcomb
1811–1843
Rebecka Stinchcomb
1817–1835
John A. Stinchcomb
1819–1847
Mary Cathrine Stinchcomb
1821–1889
Lucinda Stinchcomb
1824–
Mahulda Stinchcomb
1825–
William Stewart Stinchcomb
1826–1833
James Thomas Stinchcomb
1827–1900
Elizabeth Ann Stinchcomb
1828–1900
Elizabeth Emily Stinchcomb
1831–1913
Eliza Jane Stinchcomb
1831–

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1832 · Worcester v. Georgia

Age 15

In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Stinchcombe in Gloucestershire, recorded in the 12th century as Stintescombe, from the dialect term stint ‘sandpiper’ + cumb ‘narrow valley’.

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

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