Rachel DeWitt

Female11 April 1802–1865

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel DeWitt was born on 11 April 1802, in Katsbaan, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Abraham DeWitt, was 39 and her mother, Catharina Dederick, was 37. She married John Devoe on 25 March 1830, in Owasco, Owasco, Cayuga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States in 1855. She died in 1865, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Devoe
1805–1882
Rachel DeWitt
1802–1865
Marriage: 25 March 1830
Julia Devoe
1832–1856
Angeline Devoe
1835–
Henry J. Devoe
1834–
Benjamin De Veaux
1837–
Mary De Veaux
1838–1847
Mary De Voe
1838–1847

Sources (5)

  • Rachel Devoe in household of John Devoe, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Rachel De Witt, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Family Bible Records

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1830Owasco, Owasco, Cayuga, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803

    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1806

    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1806: Broome, New York, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 17

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: nickname denoting someone with white or very fair hair, or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte + the definite article de.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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