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
1816–1904
Rachel Hixson
1814–1875
Marriage: 1835
Joseph Hickson Elliott
1836–1904
Esther T Elliott
1837–1874
Rebecca E Elliott
1840–1924
Samuel Elliott
1842–1919
Martha Elliot
1844–1914
Isaac Martin Elliot
1846–1863
Miles M Elliot
1848–1931
Benjamin Elliot
1851–1860
Mary Etta Elliott
1853–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1835
Preble, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1816

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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