Bathsheba Babb

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Bathsheba Babb (Hussey)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Colonial America
Death: October 03, 1713 (42)
Brandywine Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Reverend John Hussey; John Hussey and Rebecca Hussey
Wife of Thomas Babb, Sr.
Mother of Thomas Babb, Jr.; Peter Babb; Philip Babb; Mary Swaffer; Rebecca Babb and 2 others
Sister of Theodate Swett; Rebecca Collins; Rebecca Howland; Mary Swett; Susannah Varney Otis (Hussey) and 14 others
Half sister of Charity Garretson and Mary Towsley

Managed by: Pam Wilson, Curator
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About Bathsheba Babb

Biography

Bathsheba (Hussey) Babb was born on September 21, 1671 in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Colonial America. Her parents were Reverend John Hussey and Rebecca (Perkins) Hussey.

Bathsheba married Thomas Babb, Sr. in 1694 in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Together they had the following children: Peter Babb; Thomas Babb, Jr.; Phillip Babb; Mary Huldah (Babb) Swaffer; Rebecca Babb; Lydia (Babb) Morgan; Hulda (Babb) Gregory; Sampson Babb; (No Name).

She died on October 3, 1713 in Brandywine Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, Colonial America.


Bathsheba, another daughter of John and Rebecca Hussey, had married Thomas Babb while still in New England. Thomas and Bathsheba Babb settled in Brandywine Hundred. Bathsheba Babb, who died in 1713, seems to have been endowed with some of the same religious fervor as her Hussey and Batchelder forebears. However, the Babb descendants who continued to live in Delaware apparently lacked some of this religious e n t h u s i a s m http://nc-chap.org/church/quaker/standingDH3crop.pdf p.138

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Bathsheba Babb's Timeline

1671
September 21, 1671
Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Colonial America
1695
September 29, 1695
Age 24
New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
1697
October 9, 1697
Age 26
Brandywine Hundred, New Castle Co, Delaware; migrated from Chester, Pennsylvania, to Virginia in 1736
1699
1699
Age 27
Brandywine Hundred, New Castle, Delaware
1701
1701
Age 29
New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
1703
1703
Age 31
New Castle, DE
1705
1705
Age 33
New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
1708
1708
Age 36
Brandywine Hundred, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
1713
October 3, 1713
Age 42
New Castle County, Delaware, Colonial America