Rachel Beardsley

28 December 1771–1 October 1841 (Age 69)
Nichols, Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Beardsley was born on 28 December 1771, in Nichols, Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Beardslee, was 36 and her mother, Rachael Smith, was 33. She married Elijah Booth about 1795, in Catharine, Schuyler, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 1 October 1841, at the age of 69, and was buried in Catharine, Schuyler, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Booth
Rachel Beardsley
Marriage: about 1795
Ransom Eben Booth
Solmon S. Booth
Winthrop Elijah Booth
John Isaac Booth

Spouse and Children

about 1795
Catharine, Schuyler, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 5

New York is the 11th state.

Age 20

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Bardsley , or alternatively a habitational name from an unidentified place (possibly in Nottinghamshire, where the surname is particularly common).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Beardslee, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Rachel Beardsley Booth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rachel Beardslee, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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