Caroline Minerva Rathbone

20 October 1808–7 August 1818 (Age 9)
Martinsburg, Lewis, New York, United States

The Life of Caroline Minerva

When Caroline Minerva Rathbone was born on 20 October 1808, in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York, United States, her father, Solomon Rathbone, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Allen Beebe, was 26. She died on 7 August 1818, at the age of 9.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Rathbone
1778–1860
Lucy Allen Beebe
1782–1860
Caroline Minerva Rathbone
1808–1818
George Washington Rathbone
1813–1882
Caroline Sarah Rathbone
1823–1901
Charles J F Rathbone
1829–1830

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World Events (2)

1812

Age 4

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

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Radbourn in Warwickshire or Radbourne in Derbyshire, both of which get their names from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’ (a collective singular) + burna ‘stream’.

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

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