Rebeckah Hallenbeck

1818–Female
Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Rebeckah

When Rebeckah Hallenbeck was born on 4 March 1818, in Greene, New York, United States, her father, Jeremiah Hallenbeck, was 33 and her mother, Magdalena Evertsen, was 28. She lived in Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States in 1855.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Hallenbeck
1785–
Magdalena Evertsen
1790–
Martha Hallenbeck
1814–
Martin Hallenbeck
1814–
Isaac S. Hallenbeck
1829–
Henry Hallenbeck
1816–
Rebeckah Hallenbeck
1818–
Jeremiah Hallenbeck
1831–
Margaret Hallenbeck
1833–
Evert Hallenbeck
1834–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 9

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 45

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: probably a habitational name from Halenbeck in Mecklenburg, or a similarly named place elsewhere.

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

Sources (1)

  • Rebecca Hallenbeck in household of Jeremiah Hallenbeck, "New York State Census, 1855"

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