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  (b. 28 July 1753 Merrimack, New Hampshire, New England   d. 20 July 1833 Canfield, Ohio, USA )  

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Rebecca MINOT was born 28 July 1753 in Merrimack, New Hampshire, New England. Rebecca MINOT was the child of James MINOT   and   Rebecca BLANCHARD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  James MINOT and Martha LANE (maternal)  Joseph BLANCHARD and Rebecca HUBBARD

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Isaac NEWTON 10 January 1770 in New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Isaac NEWTON  was born bef. 2 September 1744 in Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity).  He died abt. 1812 in Goshen, Connecticut, USA. 

Rebecca MINOT died 20 July 1833 in Canfield, Ohio, USA.

MARRIED ISAAC NEWTON OF AMITY 10 JAN 1770 AT THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN NEW HAVEN ,NEW HAVEN,CT -- SEE HTTP:/ / WWW.USGENNET.ORG/ USA/ CT/ COUNTY/ FAIRFIELD/ CTCH2.HTML

FROM ROOTSWEB.COM -- "REBECCA NURSED HER AILING HUSBAND AND SAVED WHAT SHE COULD. AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH SHE HAD FIFTY ACRES OF LAND IN GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT, WHICH SHE SOLD BY THE SELECT MEN OF THE TOWN IN 1816 OR 1817, FOR TEN DOLLARS AN ACRE. SHE STRUGGLED HARD TO SUPPORT HERSELF AND FAMILY THROUGHOUT HER HUSBAND'S ILLNESS AND AFTERWARD. DURING THE LATER PART OF HER LIFE SHE HAD SOME ASSISTANCE FROM HER TWO SONS, JOHN AND EBEN. IN 1820 EBEN RETURNED TO CONNECTICUT FROM OHIO FOR HIS MOTHER WHO WAS LIVING WITH HER SISTER IN WOODBRIDGE, CT. REBECCA SPENT A FEW YEARS WITH JOHN IN RICHFIELD, OHIO, BUT SPENT HER FINAL YEARS WITH EBEN IN CANFIELD, MAHONING CO., OHIO WHERE SHE DIED OF CANCER. SHE LEFT HER DAUGHTER MARTHA A SMALL SUM OF MONEY IN HER WILL WHICH WAS DRAWN UP BY EBEN.
(FROM HISTORY OF THE NEWTON AND OVIATT FAMILIES)"

"ISAAC NEWTON'S WIFE HAD ECONOMIZED, AND SAVED WHAT SHE COULD, AND HAD AT THE TIME OF HER HUSBAND'S DEATH FIFTY ACRES OF LAND IN GOSHON, CONNECTICUT.
1816/ 7: THE LAND WAS SOLD BY THE SELECT MEN OF THE TOWN FOR TEN DOLLARS AN ACRE. SHE WAS COMPELLED TO STRUGGLE HARD TO GET EVEN A COMFORTABLE SUPPORT FOR HERSELF AND FAMILY THROUGH HIS ILLNESS, AND AFTERWARD. IN THIS SHE HAD DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE TIME, SOME ASSISTANCE FROM THE TWO YOUNGER SONS, JOHN AND EBEN, WHO STILL REMAINED WITH HER. SHE BORE HER HARDSHIPS AND PRIVATIONS WITH GREAT FORTITUDE AND CHRISTIAN PATIENCE. HER MAIDEN NAME WAS REBECCA MINOTT, OF VERY RESPECTABLE CONNECTIONS, HALF-SISTER OF SHERMAN MINOTT AND PROMINENT CITIZEN OF NEW HAVEN COUSIN OF HON. ROBERT MINOTT SHERMAN, A PROMINENT LAWYER, AND PRESIDING JUDGE FOR MANY YEARS OF ONE OF THE NEW HAVEN COURTS. AFTER HER SONS COMMENCED LIFE FOR THEMSELVES, SHE CAME TO OHIO IN 1820, WITH HER SON EBEN, LIVING ALSO A FEW YEARS WITH HER SON JOHN, IN RICHFIELD, AN ACCOUNT OF WHICH WILL BE FOUND IN THE HISTORY OF HER SON EBEN. SHE WAS A PERSON OF REMARKABLY SWEET AND AMIABLE TEMPER, INDUSTRIOUS AND ENERGETIC, BELOVED BY ALL WHO KNEW HER. HER LAST SICKNESS, THE DISEASE BEING CANCER, SHE BORE WITH REMARKABLE PATIENCE, SUSTAINED BY CHRISTIAN HOPE, AND A FIRM TRUST IN GOD. SHE FOUND A KIND AND WELCOME HOME IN THE FAMILY OF HER SON EBEN IN CANFIELD, MAHONING COUNTY.
1840: REBECCA, WIDOW OF ISAAC NEWTON DIED AT CANFIELD (MAHONING) OHIO. NEAR IS THE SPOT WHERE HER PRECIOUS REMAINS LIE IN CANFIELD CEMETERY, WHERE A NEAT MONUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED AS A TRIBUTE OF GRATEFUL AFFECTION, BY HER YOUNGEST SON, EBEN.
"HISTORY OF THE NEWTON AND OVIATT FAMILIES" HARRIET BRONSON RANDALL PP. 3-4 CHARLES M. COTTER, PRINTER COLUMBUS, OHIO 1875 (CS71.N57 1875 CSL) (929.2 N486802 ACPL) (COPY RANDALL LIBRARY)"


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Did You Know?America - Did you know? October 28, 1886 - Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
Did You Know?New Hampshire was named by Captain John Mason after Hampshire, England. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1686 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New Hampshire, New England
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of New Hampshire
June 21, 1788 - New Hampshire becomes 9th U.S. state

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    1753 Birth
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  • Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
    Name: Rebecca Minot
    Birth date: 28 Jul 1753
    Birthplace: Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
    Father's name: James Minot
    Mother's name: Rebecca
    Recording place: Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
    Film number: 1001019
    Digital GS number: 4244264
    Image number: 04420
    Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

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  • 1753 Birth
    28 July 1753
    Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
  • 1770 Marriage / Partner
    Rebecca MINOT and Isaac NEWTON 10 January 1770, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  • 1771 Birth of Child
    Rebecca NEWTON was born 2 May 1771, Goshen, Connecticut, USA
  • 1772 Birth of Child
    Isaac NEWTON was born 13 October 1772, Goshen, Connecticut, USA
  • 1777 Birth of Child
    Eunice NEWTON was born 5 November 1777, Goshen, Connecticut, USA
  • 1779 Birth of Child
    Sarah NEWTON was born 20 November 1779, Goshen, Connecticut, USA


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