Rachel King Dinsmore

1 July 1793–5 January 1869 (Age 75)
Rhea, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel King

When Rachel King Dinsmore was born on 1 July 1793, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Dinsmore, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Nichols King, was 29. She married James Pearce Jr. on 21 March 1814, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 5 January 1869, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rhea, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Pearce Jr.
Rachel King Dinsmore
Marriage: 21 March 1814
Elizabeth Jane Pearce
Mahala Emily Pearce
Alfred W Pearce
Sarah King Pearce
William Dixon Pierce
James Calvin Pierce
Samuel D Pearce
Leander Pearce
Margrett L Pierce
Elbert D Pierce
Elizabeth C Pearce
Julia Emily Pierce

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1814Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


    +7 More Children

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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
    Age 3
    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 26
    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

    Irish (Ulster, especially Donegal) and Scottish: variant of Scottish Dunsmore .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Rachael Pearce in household of James Pearce, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Rachel Dinsmore, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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