Rachel Beardsley

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

Sources (3)

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

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Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire): variant of Bardsley .

History: William Beardsley, mason, came to New England in 1635 from London aboard the Planter.

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

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