Rachel Kellar

about 1758–
Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Kellar was born about 1758, in Frederick, Virginia, United States, her father, Abraham Kellar, was 36 and her mother, Mary Froman, was 27. She married Benjamin Mathews on 6 August 1783, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Mathews
Rachel Kellar
Marriage: 6 August 1783
Rachel Mathews
Abraham Keller Mathews
Isaac Mathew
about 1787–
Sally Mathews
William Mathews
Rebekah Mathews

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1783Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 0
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    Age 18
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 31
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1638;2007: 3349; 2010: 5120)Irish and Scottish (Glasgow): variant of Keller 3 or 4.German: variant of Keller 1.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Rachael Mathis in entry for Abraham K Mathis, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Rachael Kellar in entry for Benjamin Mathews, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Rachaael Mattus in entry for Abraham K. Mattus, "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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