Rachel Colyar

Female25 April 1815–3 May 1881

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Colyar was born on 25 April 1815, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Collier, 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (10)

  • Rachael Mcclary in household of Ephriam Mcclary, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Colyer, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Rachel Mc Clery in household of Ephraim Mc Clery, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1832Cass, Michigan, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +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 of Collier .

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

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