Rebecca

23 September 1750–
Ippollitts, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca was born on 23 September 1750, in Ippollitts, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Chambers, was 36 and her mother, Ann Spriggins, was 42. She married Richard Draper on 10 December 1777. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Richard Draper
1750–
Rebecca
1750–
Marriage: 10 December 1777
Samuel Draper
1778–
Mary Draper
1782–
Anne Draper
1783–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 December 1777
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 51

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 58

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 65

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

A scriptural name, in Hebrew Ribhkáh, signifies a rope with a noose, which perhaps is not unfit as the name of a girl who ensnares men by her beauty. Nicknames or pet-names are Beck, Becky, and Reka. Ranege is derived from Rebecca. Kabedigia is a female name that some think to have been derived from Rabege, another form of Rebecca.

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca in entry for Anne Draper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rebecca in entry for Mary Draper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rebecca in entry for Samuel Draper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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