Rachel Catherine Bainter

30 September 1854–28 January 1928 (Age 73)
Monroe Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rachel Catherine

When Rachel Catherine Bainter was born on 30 September 1854, in Monroe Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, John B Bainter, was 45 and her mother, Margaret C. Gaumer, was 40. She married Alexander Norman on 24 April 1873, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Zearing, Story, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 28 January 1928, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Zearing Cemetery, Zearing, Story, Iowa, United States.

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Alexander Norman
Rachel Catherine Bainter
Marriage: 24 April 1873
Olive Elva Norman

Spouse and Children

24 April 1873
Muskingum, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name with numerous variants, from Middle High German biunte (modern Bünd-) ‘enclosed plot of land (for cultivation or a farmstead)’. See Pointer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine Bainter in household of John Bainter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachel C Norman in household of Alexander Norman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rachel C Norman in household of Alexander Norman, "United States Census, 1880"

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