Rachel Bean Kester

16 June 1774–19 February 1861 (Age 86)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rachel Bean

Rachel Bean Kester was born on 16 June 1774, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Michael Rice about 1790, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 19 February 1861, in Greenfield Township, Fairfield, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rock Mill, Greenfield Township, Fairfield, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Rice
1764–1852
Rachel Bean Kester
1774–1861
Marriage: about 1790
Jacob Rice
1792–1881
George Washington Kester Rice
1799–1857
Hannah Rice
1796–1879
Samuel Rice
1802–1812
Elizabeth Rice
1806–1892
Rachel Kester Rice
1809–1880
Lydia Rice
1810–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1790
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Jacob Rice

    Male1792–1881Male

    Hannah Rice

    Female1796–1879Female

    George Washington Kester Rice

    Male1799–1857Male

    Samuel Rice

    Male1802–1812Male

    Elizabeth Rice

    Female1806–1892Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 2

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1803

Age 29

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

Name Meaning

Perhaps Dutch: see Keister .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachael Rice in household of Elizabeth Newkirk, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachael Rice in household of Michael Rice, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel M. Kester Rice, "Find A Grave Index"

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