Rachel Stanbrough

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Stanbrough was born about 1775, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, her father, Nehemiah Stanbrough, was 40 and her mother, Mary Minthorn, was 40. She married Mordecai Ellis on 7 April 1824.

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Mordecai Ellis
Rachel Stanbrough
Marriage: 7 April 1824

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


    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.


    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning


    from the Middle English female personal name Stanburgh, representing an unrecorded Old English Stānburg, from stān ‘stone’ + burg ‘fortress’.

    occasionally a habitational name from one or more places so named, including Stanborough in Bishops Hatfield (Hertfordshire), and perhaps also Stanborough in Halwell (Devon) and Stanbro in Elmstone Hardwicke (Gloucestershire). The Hertfordshire and Devon placenames derive from Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + beorg ‘hill, mound’, while the Gloucestershire placename derives from Old English stān + burg ‘fortress’.

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

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