Rebecca Adams

15 May 1792–26 December 1871 (Age 79)
Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Adams was born on 15 May 1792, in Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Micah Adams, was 29 and her mother, Mercy Penniman, was 26. She married Henry Richardson on 6 January 1814, in Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 26 December 1871, in Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Millis, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Richardson
1788–1870
Rebecca Adams
1792–1871
Marriage: 6 January 1814
Jason Richardson
1814–1814
Mary Adams Richardson
1816–1837
Moses Richardson
1819–1895
Elizabeth Richardson
1822–1852
Abigail Allen Richardson
1825–1833

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1814
Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Jason Richardson

    Male1814–1814Male

    Mary Adams Richardson

    Female1816–1837Female

    Male1819–1895Male

    Elizabeth Richardson

    Female1822–1852Female

    Abigail Allen Richardson

    Female1825–1833Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Mary Adams

    Female1790–1800Female

    Joel Adams

    Male1791–1791Male

    Female1792–1871Female

    Abigail Adams

    Female1794–1881Female

    Male1798–1870Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebekah Richardson in household of Henry Richardson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebeca Richardson in household of Henr Richardson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca Richardson, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"

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