Rebekah Chipman

Brief Life History of Rebekah

When Rebekah Chipman was born on 25 July 1728, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Rev. John Chipman, was 37 and her mother, Rebecca Hale, was 26. She married Reverend Nehemiah Porter on 14 February 1749, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 October 1763, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 35, and was buried in Old Graveyard, Essex, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend Nehemiah Porter
1720–1820
Rebekah Chipman
1728–1763
Marriage: 14 February 1749
Rebekah Porter
1750–1825
Hannah Porter
1751–1833
Nehemiah Porter
1753–1817
John Chipman Porter
1754–1838
Sarah Chipman Porter
1755–1796
Samuel Chipman Porter
1757–1836
Ebenezer Porter
1758–1827
Joseph Porter
1760–1825
Elisabeth Porter
1761–1855

Sources (32)

  • Rebekah Chipman, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Rebecca Chipman, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Rebecca Chipman, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English chipman (Old English cȳp(e)mann), a side form of chapman, chepman ‘merchant, trader’; see Chapman , with which this name was interchangeable.

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

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Rebekah Hale Chipman Porter (25 July 1728 – 28 October 1763)

Wife of Rev. Nehemiah Porter Daughter of Rev. John Chipman of Beverly Age 36 (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53470199/rebekah-porter)

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