Rachel Hixson

21 May 1814–1875 (Age 60)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Hixson was born on 21 May 1814, in Ohio, United States, her father, William Hixon Sr, was 37 and her mother, Rachael Stubbs, was 40. She married Benjamin Elliott in 1835, in Preble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Greensfork Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Randolph, Ward Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died in 1875, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Elliott
Rachel Hixson
Marriage: 1835
Joseph Hickson Elliott
Esther T Elliott
Rebecca E Elliott
Samuel Elliott
Martha Elliot
Isaac Martin Elliot
Miles M Elliot
Benjamin Elliot
Mary Etta Elliott

Spouse and Children

Preble, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 5

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 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 22

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hickson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Elliott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachael Eliot in household of Benj Eliot, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Elliott in household of Benjamin Elliott, "United States Census, 1850"

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