Rachel Colyar

25 April 1815–3 May 1881 (Age 66)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Colyar was born on 25 April 1815, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Colyar, was 34 and her mother, Rhoda Pearson, was 36. She married Ephraim Jackson McCleary on 3 May 1832, in Cass, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Wayne Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 3 May 1881, in Warsaw, Wayne Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Wayne Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States.

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Ephraim Jackson McCleary
Rachel Colyar
Marriage: 3 May 1832
Rachel Mc Cleary
Mary Mc Cleary
Joseph Paden McCleary
Margaret McCleary
Matilda McCleary
George Washington Mc Cleary
Adelia Mc Cleary
Ephraim Johnson Mc Cleary
Elizabeth Catharine Mc Cleary

Spouse and Children

3 May 1832
Cass, Michigan, United States


    Rachel Mc Cleary


    Mary Mc Cleary


    Joseph Paden McCleary


    Margaret McCleary


    Matilda McCleary


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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Collier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachael Mcclary in household of Ephriam Mcclary, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Mc Clery in household of Ephraim Mc Clery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Mcclary in household of Ephriam Mcclary, "United States Census, 1870"

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