Rebecca Dey

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Dey was born in 1769, in Keyport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, William Dey, was 27 and her mother, Jane Mason, was 24. She married William Walling about 1789, in Raritan, Somerset, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hazlet Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1850. She died in 1850, at the age of 81.

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William Walling
Rebecca Dey
Marriage: about 1789
Elizabeth Walling
Joseph I. Walling
John W. Walling
Amos Walling
Capt Isaac W Walling
Jane Walling
Capt William Walling
Edward Walling
Emanuel Walling

Sources (6)

  • Rebecca Walling in household of Amos Walling, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Walling in entry for William Walling, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Unknown in entry for Emanuel Walling, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

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"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Ashit, Indu, Naina, Partha, Soumya, Ajit, Anjan, Anjana, Anup, Arjun, Arun, Ashim.

English, Scottish, and Welsh: variant of Day .

German: topographic name from a field name in North Rhine-Westphalia, denoting a sizeable piece of land, from Middle Low German ‘thigh’ (referring to the shape of the property).

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

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