Rebecca M. Hathaway

6 November 1747–1830 (Age 82)
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Rebecca M.

When Rebecca M. Hathaway was born on 6 November 1747, in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Benjamin Hathaway Jr., was 25 and her mother, Mary Fairchild, was 21. She had at least 11 sons and 5 daughters with Isaac Morris. She lived in Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1830, in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Morris
1741–1848
Rebecca M. Hathaway
1747–1830
Rebecca Morris
1763–1779
Polly Morris
1763–1785
Isaac Morris
1763–
Sally Morris
1763–
Polly Morris
1780–
Jacob Morris
1769–1786
Dr David Morris
1769–1850
Morris
1772–1772
Benjamin Franklin Morris
1774–1861
Jacob Morris
1774–1879
Sen Thomas Jefferson Morris Senior
1776–1844
John Morris
1776–1840
Samuel Morris
1777–
Robert Morris
1779–
Sarah Sally Morris
1787–1860
Amos Ireland Morris
1790–1864

Spouse and Children

children

(16)

    Rebecca Morris

    Female1763–1779Female

    Polly Morris

    Female1763–1785Female

    Male1763–Male

    Female1763–Female

    Jacob Morris

    Male1769–1786Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (6)

1775

Age 28

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 43

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly central southern England and South Wales):2 topographic name for someone who lived by a path across a heath, from Middle English hathe ‘heath’ + weye ‘way’.3 from an (apparently rare) Old English female personal name, Heaðuwīg, composed of the elements heaðu ‘strife’, ‘contention’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Hathaway, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"
  • Rebecca Hathaway, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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