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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Richard Draper
Marriage: 10 December 1777
Samuel Draper
Mary Draper
Anne Draper

Spouse and Children

10 December 1777


Parents and Siblings



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.

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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