Rachel Hogg

28 August 1780–23 April 1872 (Age 91)
Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Hogg was born on 28 August 1780, in Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Samuel Hogg or Shepherd, was 28 and her mother, Mary Taggart, was 28. She married Abijah Twitchell about 1800, in Jackson, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 23 April 1872, in Dixmont, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Dixmont, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abijah Twitchell
1778–
Rachel Hogg
1780–1872
Marriage: about 1800
Louisa Twitchell
1801–
Nancy Twitchell
1802–
Rachel Twitchell
1804–1871
Abijah Twitchell
1806–1887
Sarah Twitchell
1808–
Perses M. Twitchell
1810–
Mary Twitchell
1811–1876
Samuel D. Twitchell
1814–
Joseph Twitchell
1816–
Milton Twitchell
1819–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1800
Jackson, Waldo, Maine, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 8

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1804

Age 24

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle English hog(ge) ‘swine’.2 Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English hogg ‘yearling sheep’.3 German (Högg): topographic name, a variant of Heck 2, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachael Dodge in household of Milton Twitchell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Twitchell, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"
  • Rachel Hogg in entry for Milton Twitchell, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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