Rebecca Stillwell

about 16 January 1672–25 November 1747 (Age 75)
Richmond, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Stillwell was born about 16 January 1672, in Richmond, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Stillwell, was 11 and her mother, Rebecca Throckmorton, was 17. She married Captain John Cox in 1692, in Richmond, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 25 November 1747, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain John Cox
1668–1728
Rebecca Stillwell
1672–1747
Marriage: 1692
Rebecca Rachel Cox
1694–1745
Joseph Cox
1696–1768
Elizabeth Cox
1698–1743
Samuel Cox
1702–1729
Mercy Cox
1706–
Mary Cox
1700–1795
Alice Cox
1704–1796
Anne Cox
1710–
Thomas Cox
1711–
William Cox
1711–
Alice Cox
1712–
Mary Cox
1719–
Benjamin Cox
1720–1790

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1692
Richmond, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1672–1747Female

    Nicholas Stillwell

    Male1673–1735Male

    Rebecca Stillwell

    Female1693–1747Female

    Mary Stillwell

    Female1696–1766Female

    John Stillwell

    Male1699–1794Male

+7 More Children

World Events (1)

1683

Age 11

Founded March 7, 1683 as part of East Jersey Providence

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, + welle ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or possibly a habitational name from a minor place, now lost, of which the first element may have been Old English stigel, stigol ‘stile’, ‘steep place’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Stillwell - Church record: death: about 1754; Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Stillwell - birth-name: Rebecca STILLWELL
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Stillwell - Published information: birth-name: Rebecca Potts

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