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
Rebekah Chipman
Marriage: 14 February 1749
Rebekah Porter
Hannah Porter
Nehemiah Porter
John Chipman Porter
Sarah Chipman Porter
Samuel Chipman Porter
Ebenezer Porter
Joseph Porter
Elisabeth Porter

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 (

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