Rachel Willis

about 1747–
Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Willis was born about 1747, in Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Willis, was 43 and her mother, Mary Underwood, was 39. She married Samuel Jones in 1768.

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Samuel Jones
1742–
Rachel Willis
1747–
Marriage: 1768

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1768
York,Pennsylvania

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 29

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

Age 29

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 33

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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