Rachel Taylor

16 June 1754–30 March 1835 (Age 80)
Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Taylor was born on 16 June 1754, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Capt Daniel Taylor Jr, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Boughton, was 32. She married Russell Bartlett on 28 February 1776, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 30 March 1835, in Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Cooperstown, Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Russell Bartlett
Rachel Taylor
Marriage: 28 February 1776
Clare Bartlett
Emma Bartlett
Flora Bartlett
Daniel Taylor Bartlett
Russell Bartlett Jr
Townsend Patrick Bartlett
Eunice Bartlett
Hiram Bartlett
Elizabeth "Eliza" Bartlett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1776Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (6)

    Age 22
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 22
    New York is the 11th state.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 43
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Rachel Taylor, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Rachel Taylor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Rachel Taylor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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