Rebecca Staple

Female 1639 - Aft 1696


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  • Name  Rebecca Staple 
    Born  27 Nov 1639  Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Died  Aft 1696  Dorchester, Berkeley Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The records of the First Church of Dorchester, MA, contain the marriage record of Rebecca and Samuel SUMNER and her admission to full communion in the church 26 Nov 1665. In the middle 1690's a movement among certain members of the church was initiated to form a new settlement in South Carolina near Newington in Berkeley Co under the leadership of the Reverend Joseph LORD. Rebecca and Samuel, together with many of their thirteen children and sister Sarah and her husband Increase SUMNER were dismissed from the church in Dorchester on 1 Nov 1696 "To the Church of Christ near Newingtonm South Carolina." Their place of settlement was named "Dorchester" (SC). !Descendants of Jeffrey & John STAPLE of Weymouth, MA, 1978;
    Person ID  I20094  Bryant
    Last Modified  28 Apr 2007 

    Father  John Staple,   d. 04 Jul 1683, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rebecca,   b. Abt 1614, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1636  probably, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1199  Group Sheet

    Family  Samuel Sumner,   b. 18 May 1638, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. probably, Dorchester, Berkeley Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  07 Mar 1659  Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1433  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1639 - Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Mar 1659 - Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1696 - Dorchester, Berkeley Co, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] New England Families, Cutter, William Richard, (Clearfield Company, Baltimore, MD, 1913), p.691.

    2. [S314] Desc. of Jeffrey and John Staple, Staple, James Courtenay, (James C. Staples, Orlando, FL, 1978), p. 31.

    3. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 161:95-100; & 8:349 (Boston Births).


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