Rachel Hogg

Female28 August 1780–23 April 1872

Brief Life History 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 29 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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Abijah Twitchell
Rachel Hogg
Marriage: about 1800
Louisa Twitchell
Nancy Twitchell
Rachel Twitchell
Abijah Twitchell
Sarah Twitchell
Perses M. Twitchell
Mary Twitchell
Samuel D. Twitchell
Joseph Twitchell
Milton Twitchell

Sources (27)

  • Rachael Dodge in household of Milton Twitchell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Hogg, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Rachal Hagg, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1800Jackson, Waldo, Maine, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (7)

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    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


    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    English (northern England and Scotland): nickname for a swineherd or shepherd, from Middle English hog(ge) (Old English hogg) denoting either a pig, especially a castrated one, or a young sheep before its first shearing (the latter sense is most likely in northern England).

    German (Högg): topographic name, a variant of Heck 1, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

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