Rachel Aldrich

17 November 1784–
Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Aldrich was born on 17 November 1784, in Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Benson Aldrich, was 40 and her mother, Phoebe Trask, was 36. She married Job Handy on 10 October 1801.

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Job Handy
1781–1801
Rachel Aldrich
1784–
Marriage: 10 October 1801

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1801
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 35

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Ailric, Alrich, Aldrich, etc. (Many different forms are recorded.) It represents the coalescence of at least two Old English personal names, Ælfrīc ‘elf ruler’ and Æðelrīc ‘noble ruler’.

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

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