Rebeckah Blanding[1]

Female 1718 - 1784  (65 years)


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  • Name Rebeckah Blanding 
    Born 15 June 1718  Attelborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (possibly) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Admission to Communion 28 Feb 1742  Old Town Church or First Church, Attleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Church Affiliation Aft 1743  Second Congregational Church of Attleborough, Plymouth County, Massachutts. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 28 Jan 1784  Westmoreland, Chesire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 67 
    Blanding, Rebeckah (Pierce)
    Blanding, Rebeckah (Pierce)
    Gravestone, "In memory of REBECKAH PIERCE 2nd wife of BENJAMIN PIERCE who died 28 Jan 1784 in the 67 year of her age."
    Buried Canoe Meadow Cemetery, Westmoreland, Chesire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I840  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 31 May 2007 

    Family Benjamin Pierce,   b. 1713, Either Scituate or Attelboro, Massachusetts. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1793, Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1773  Attleboro, Massachusetts by Rev. Peter Thather. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Marriage Intent 15 May 1773  Attleborough, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Pierce, Benjamin (L), Rebeckah (M), Elizabeth (R)
    Pierce, Benjamin (L), Rebeckah (M), Elizabeth (R)
    A picture of the graves of Benjamin Pierce and his two wives: Rebeckah (1st wife), and Elizabeth Pierce (2nd wife)

  • Notes  Born:
    • The birthdate for Rebeckah Blanding Pierce is calculated from the death record - d. 1784 - 67, age at death, = 1717. [DLL.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2714] H. C. Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, 153. [RB 01.] See F.C. Pierce, Pierce Genealogy No. 4, 51. [RB 02.] See also, History of Westmoreland (Great Meadow) New Hampshire, 518. [RB 03.].

    2. [S2715] History of Westmoreland (Great Meadow) New Hampshire, 518. [RB 03.].

    3. [S2718] Wilmarth, Elizabeth J., copyist. (1928). Baptizms, Marriages, Deaths, ADmitted to Communion, Old Town Church, Attleboro: First Church 1740-1856. NP: Marion Pearce Carter, Publisher, p. 1. [RB 08.].

    4. [S2719] Carter and Shepard, Membership of Second Congregational Church, Attleboro, p. 13. [RB 09.].

    5. [S2716] History of Westmoreland (Great Meadow) New Hampshire, 518. [RB 03.] See also Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust, 518 [RB 04.] See also Registrar, Certification of Vital Record, State of New Hampshire, no. 831841 [copy], 19 February 2004, "no death record f.

    6. [S2717] Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust, 70. [RB 04.] [Rebeckah Pierce.].

    7. [S7409] History of Westmoreland (Great Meadow) New Hampshire, 518. [RB 03.], states June 16 1773. Arnold, James N. (1897). Vital Record of Rehoboth, 1642-1896: Marriages, Intentions, Births, Deaths, with Supplement Containing the Record of 1896, Colonial Returns, Lists of the Early Settlers, Purchasers, Freemen, Inhabitants, the Soldiers Serving in Philip's War and the Revolution. Providence, RI: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company. [RB 04.] This second source, probably more accurate, states that the marriage took place on January 26, 1773.

    8. [S7410] Rebeckah Blanding, Vital Records of Attleborough, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1934, 332. [RB 06.].


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