Rebecca Henry

April 1798–18 September 1890 (Age 92)
Macroom, County Cork, Ireland

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca Henry was born in April 1798, in Macroom, County Cork, Ireland, her father, Warren Henry, was 25 and her mother, Abigail Shaw, was 23. She married Robert Murray on 19 June 1828, in Quebec, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 18 September 1890, in Kingston, Piute, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Kingston, Piute, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Murray
1796–1853
Rebecca Henry
1798–1890
Marriage: 19 June 1828
Robert Henry Murray
1837–1856
John George Murray
1839–1860
Rebecca Jane Murray
1841–1878

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1828Quebec, Quebec, Canada
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    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.
    1803
    Age 5
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 27
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English, French, Walloon, and West Indian (mainly Jamaica and Haiti): from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements haim, heim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power, ruler’, introduced to England by the Normans in the form Henri. During the Middle Ages this name became enormously popular in England and was borne by eight kings. Continental forms of the personal name were equally popular throughout Europe. In the period in which the majority of English surnames were formed, a common English vernacular form of the name was Harry, hence the surnames Harris (southern) and Harrison (northern). Official documents of the period normally used the Latinized form Henricus. In medieval times, English Henry absorbed an originally distinct Old English personal name that had hagan ‘hawthorn’ (compare Hain 2) as its first element, and there has also been confusion with Amery. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. German Heinrich , and also their derivatives, e.g. Swedish Henriksson (see Henrikson ). Compare Henri .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hInnéirghe ‘descendant of Innéirghe’, a byname based on éirghe ‘arising’.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éinrí or Mac Einri, patronymics from the personal names Éinrí, Einri, Irish forms of Henry. It is also found as a variant of McEnery .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Rebecca Henry, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"
    • Rebecca Murray, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Rebecca Murray in household of Thomas E King, "United States Census, 1870"

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