Rebeckah Stillman died age 25 in the year 1719

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Rebeckah Stillman born about 1687/1688 died 1719 at the age of 25. See F.A.G. Link has a different year of death. Her parents are George Stillman and Rebecca (Smith) Stillman. The gravestones of both Rebeckah and sister Martha are directly next to each other and next to them is the table stone gravestone of George Stillman and wife Rebecca Smith Stillman. Need help adding sources and clarifying exact dates of birth and death. Was she married or have children from what we have she never married. I have added a photo of her gravestone to help in her genealogy.

My relation is through her fathers first wife Jane (Pickering) Stillman (1659 - 1685)

Thank you

WikiTree profile: Rebecca Stillman
in Genealogy Help by Andrew Simpier G2G6 Pilot (118k points)
recategorized by Jillaine Smith

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She is now connected to parents
by Lori Cook G2G6 Mach 2 (24.9k points)
Thank you. What a story this family has coming to America ! So sad Jane Pickering didn’t make the voyage but her son George she died giving birth to became a doctor!
Did you see that the two sisters died days apart from each other?
Yes same month and days apart!!

A rage of "malignant pleurisy" putrid pleurisy 

Typhus or typhoid fever was referred to by many names: bilious fever, camp fever, jail fever, hospital fever, putrid fever, ship fever or spotted fever.

Interesting read on disease back then

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