Rebecca Jane Pack

24 January 1805–21 June 1872 (Age 67)
Pack's Ferry, Summers, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Pack was born on 24 January 1805, her father, John Anderson Pack, was 27 and her mother, Jane Hutchinson, was 25. She married Robert A Dunlap on 1 April 1823, in Monroe, Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 21 June 1872, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Union, Monroe, West Virginia, United States.

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Robert A Dunlap
Rebecca Jane Pack
Marriage: 1 April 1823
Mary Jane Dunlap
Isabella Erskine Dunlap
John Robert Dunlap

Spouse and Children

1 April 1823
Monroe, Randolph, West Virginia, United States


    Mary Jane Dunlap


    Isabella Erskine Dunlap



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+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English (Kentish): from a medieval personal name, Pack, possibly a survival of the Old English personal name Pacca, although this is found only as a place name element and appears to have died out fairly early on in the Old English period. The Middle English personal name is more likely to be a derivative of the Latin Christian name Paschalis ( see Pascal ).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a wholesale trader, from German Pack ‘package’ ( see Packer ).3 Anglicized form of Dutch Pak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Pack Dunlap, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rebakah Park, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Rebecca Pasten, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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