Rachel Tyson

1780–before 1860 (Age 80)
Cecil, Maryland, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Tyson was born in 1780, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, her father, William Sellen Tyson, was 57 and her mother, Hannah Supplee, was 31. 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

Spouse and Children

19 August 1801
Cecil, Maryland, United States


    Isaac Tyson Holt


    Martha Holt


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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

1 English: variant of Dyson ( see Dye ).2 English: nickname for someone with a fiery temperament, from Old French tison ‘firebrand’.3 Americanized spelling of German Theissen or Theisen .

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

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  • Rachel Tyson, listed as Bride upon her Marriage to Joseph Holt, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"

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