Rebecca Herrick

1782–Female
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Herrick was born in 1782, in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Herrick, was 50 and her mother, Mary Richardson, was 46.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Herrick
1732–1807
Mary Richardson
1736–
Israel Herrick
1760–1834
Samuel Herrick
1763–1844
Affiance Herrick
1765–
Mary Herrick
1766–1843
Tryphena Herrick
1770–1844
Rebecka Herrick
1775–
Howard Herrick
1771–1859
Rebecca Herrick
1782–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1732–1807Male

    Mary Richardson

    Female1736–Female

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 5

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, composed of the elements eir ‘mercy’, ‘peace’ + rík ‘power’. The addition in English of an inorganic H- to names beginning with a vowel is a relatively common phenomenon. It is possible that this name may have swallowed up a less common Germanic personal name with the first element heri, hari ‘army’.2 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + rīc ‘power’, or from an assimilated form of Henrick, a Dutch form of Henry .3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEirc ‘descendant of Erc’, a personal name meaning ‘speckled’, ‘dark red’, or ‘salmon’. There was a saint of this name. The surname is born by families in Munster and Ulster, where it has usually been changed to Harkin .

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

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