Ezekiel Beebe

1707–1779 (Age 72)
New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Beebe was born about 1707, in New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Beebe, was 42 and his mother, Ruth Rogers, was 29. He married Hannah Rogers on 13 November 1728, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 May 1779, in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in East Wilbraham Cemetery, Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ezekiel Beebe
Hannah Rogers
Marriage: 13 November 1728
Hannah Beebe
Thomas Beebe
Jemima Beebe
Ezekiel Beebe
James V. Beebe
Jerusha Ann Beebe
Zadock Beebe
Sarah Beebe
Seth Beebe

Spouse & Children

13 November 1728
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Beebe


  • Female1678–1718Female



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World Events (2)


Age 69

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 69

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ezekiel in entry for Ezekiel Beebe, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ezekiel in entry for James Beebe, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ezekiel in entry for Jerusha Beebe, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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