Rachel Fleet

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Fleet was born about 1798, in Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Peter Fleet, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Scott, was 38.

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Alexander Peter Fleet
Mary Ann Scott
Susannah Fleet
Alexander Shearer Fleet
Rachel Fleet
about 1798–
Patsy Ann Fleet
Juliet Fleet

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    World Events (3)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from Middle English flete ‘estuary, watercourse’ (Old English flēot). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived beside an estuary or watercourse, or toponymic, from a place so named, such as Fleet in Lincolnshire, Dorset, Kent, Middlesex, Hampshire or Holt Fleet, Worcestershire.

    nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English flete ‘swift, rapid’.

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

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