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 Rebecca Wentworth <I>Atherton</I> Spalding

Rebecca Wentworth Atherton Spalding

Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 27 Dec 1862 (aged 84)
Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot 281 east
Memorial ID 31096705 · View Source
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DEATHS - In this town [Amherst NH], 27th ult., Mrs. Rebecca Wentworth Spalding, wife of Matthias Spalding, M.D., aged 83 years. Obituary hereafter. [The Farmers' Cabinet, 1 Jan 1863, page 3]

Obituary. MRS. REBECCA WENTWORTH SPALDING, lately deceased, in this village, was a daughter and the fourth child of Joshua and Abigail Atherton - a name well known in the history of the town and State. Mrs. Spalding was born in Amherst, August 29, 1778, and died Dec. 27, 1862, in her 85th year. On the 26th of September 1806, she was married to Dr. Matthias Spalding. Her Children were eight in number, of whom three only survive - Dr. Edward, of Nashua, Abigail, wife of the Rev. J.G. Davis, of Amherst, N.H., and Dr. Alfred, of Greenupsburg, Kentucky. Her husband - the venerable Dr. Spalding - remains, tetaining at the age of nearly ninety-four years, a great measure both of physical and mental vigor. .... [long] [The Farmers' Cabinet, 15 Jan 1863, page 1]

Note: Her birth & marriage dates may wrong in the obituary. Secomb reported her birth at Amherst NH on 7 Aug 1778.

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Matthias Spalding 1769-1865 / Rebecca Wentworth Spalding 1779-1862 / Edward Spalding 1813-1895 / Dora Everett Spalding 1820-1887 / Edward Atherton Spalding 1852-1863 / Mary Appleton Spalding 1848-1932 / Dora Narcissa Spalding 1857-1941 / "In hope of eternal life our rest together is in the dust." //





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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Wentworth Atherton Spalding (7 Aug 1778–27 Dec 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31096705, citing Amherst Town Hall Burying Ground, Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Susan Barrow Spaulding (contributor 47100792) .