Bathsheba Merrifield

1774–3 June 1859 (Age 85)
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Bathsheba

When Bathsheba Merrifield was born in 1774, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Richard Merrifield, was 27 and her mother, Phoebe Tucker, was 22. She married John Springer about 1792, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Monongalia, Virginia, United States in 1820 and Eastern Magisterial District, Monongalia, Virginia, United States in 1830. She died on 3 June 1859, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Springer
1756–1816
Bathsheba Merrifield
1774–1859
Marriage: about 1792
Job Springer
1793–1874
Nancy Ann Springer
1795–1877
Phebe Springer
1797–1859
Elizabeth Springer
1800–1852
Dennis Springer
1801–1885
Hannah Springer
1804–
Drusilla Springer
1807–1850
Vashia Barsheba Springer
1809–1841
Alpheus Springer
1812–1894
Roanna Springer
1815–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1792
Monongalia, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Male1793–1874Male

    Nancy Ann Springer

    Female1795–1877Female

    Female1797–1859Female

    Elizabeth Springer

    Female1800–1852Female

    Male1801–1885Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1775

Age 1

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 26

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Merryfield in Devon and Cornwall or Mirfield in West Yorkshire, all named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bashsebett Springer, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Bthsheba Springer, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Barsheba Springer in entry for Richard Nuzum and Elizabeth Springer, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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