Rachel Tyson

Female1780–before 1860

Brief Life History of Rachel

Rachel Tyson was born in 1780, in Cecil, Maryland, United States as the daughter of William Nash Tyson. She married Joseph Holt on 19 August 1801, in Cecil, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died before 1860, at the age of 79.

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Joseph Holt
Rachel Tyson
Marriage: 19 August 1801
Isaac Tyson Holt
Martha Holt

Sources (2)

  • Rachel Holt in household of Allen McGinnis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Tyson, listed as Bride upon her Marriage to Joseph Holt, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1801Cecil, Maryland, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 1

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 23

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dyson (see Dye ).

    English: nickname from Old French tison ‘firebrand’, perhaps for someone with a fiery temperament.

    Americanized form of German Theissen or Theisen .

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

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