Rachel Davis

22 October 1759–9 December 1845 (Age 86)
Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Davis was born on 22 October 1759, in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Davis, was 53 and her mother, Elsje Robbertsz Roberse, Robbertson, was 34. She married John Clearwater on 28 May 1785. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 9 December 1845, in her hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glen, Glen, Montgomery, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Clearwater
1761–1826
Rachel Davis
1759–1845
Marriage: 28 May 1785
Jane Clearwater
1786–
Elise Clearwater
1788–
Ira Clearwater
1790–
Catherine Clearwater
1796–
Joanna Clearwater
1798–
Isabelle Clearwater
1800–
Peter Or Pieter Clearwater
1801–
Lovina Clearwater
1792–1872
Marytie Clearwater
1795–
Jacob Clearwater
1799–
Rachel Clearwater
1803–1887
John Clearwater
1806–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 May 1785
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 17

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 24

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachel Davis in entry for Lovina Clearwater, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"
  • Rachel Davis in entry for Marytis Klaarwater, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • U.S., Dutch Selected States Reformed Church Vital Records, 1660-1926

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