Rebecca Crouch

about 1810–21 July 1895 (Age 85)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Crouch was born about 1810, in New Hampshire, United States, her father, Ephraim Crouch, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca Whittemore, was 35. She married Lorenzo P Hammond on 6 May 1844. She died on 21 July 1895, at the age of 85, and was buried in Barton, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Lorenzo P Hammond
1807–1886
Rebecca Crouch
1810–1895
Marriage: 6 May 1844

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MARRIAGE
6 May 1844

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 23

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crouch, Old English crūc ‘cross’ (a word that was replaced in Middle English by the word cross, from Old Norse kross), applied either as a topographic name for someone who lived by a cross or possibly as a nickname for someone who had carried a cross in a pageant or procession.2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch croech ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a potter.

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

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